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Ag Science Objective 2.01 Ag Industry History
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The industry that grows, manages, and harvests trees for lumber, poles, posts, pulpwood, and many other commodities is:
The BEST term to describe the application of scientific principles and new technologies in agriculture is:
The cotton gin removes the cottonseed from the cotton fiber and was invented by:
The agriscience industry composed of people who haul, grade, process, package, and market commodities from production sources is:
agriscience processing, products, and distribution
Which is an agribusiness related to agriculture?
The reaper was invented by Cyrus McCormick in 1984 to:
cut grain in the field
Why might beef cattle and hog producing states be located near corn belt states?
Corn is a primary feed for cattle and hogs and is thereby readily available
What did Geroge Washington Carver develop that greatly impacted agriculture?
crop rotation methods and the use of legumes
Eastern North Carolina counties are leaders both statewide and nationally in the production of:
The highest cattle producing states are generally located near what crop producing states?
If someone wanted to find the ranking of North Carolina in sweet potato production, what agency would they consult?
national agricultural statistics service
Which is the BEST free source of information for small businesses in agriculture?
cooperative extension service
Discovering new ways of controlling crop pests would BEST be described as:
Which is an applied science?
Raising livestock was dramatically changed in 1847 by the invention of (the):
John Deere Company is still a leader in the agricultural equipment industry, but got its start with the invention of the:
steel moldboard plow
Land grant universities such as North Carolina A&T and North Carolina State University were established to teach:
agriculture and military tactics and do agricultural research
A local tractor dealership is BEST described as an:
What is the world's most important sources of vegetable oil, that provides the basic materials for hundreds of products?
The tractor largely replaced the mule for horsepower and was invented by:
Which is often called an applied science since it uses principles learned in other sciences to solve practical problems?
The agriscience industry that involves the management of wetlands, rangelands, water, fish, and wildlife is:
Renewable natural resources
About what percent of the workforce is on the farm in the United States?
The agriscience industry that includes producing, processing, and marketing fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants is:
In 1878 a milking machine was invented by: