- 1 Why would it be easier for large farmers to experiment than family farmers?
- 2 What is the correlation between improved food supplies and living conditions and an increase in population?
- 3 Why did farmers have a hard time making money?
- 4 Why do you think one invention led to the creation of another?
- 5 Are big farms or small farmers more efficient?
- 6 Why do we need more farms?
- 7 What are the challenges of feeding a growing population?
- 8 How does population growth affect food supply?
- 9 What effect did agriculture have on the size of human populations?
- 10 What was one effect of hard times for farmers?
- 11 Do farmers make enough money?
- 12 What caused many farmers to go into debt?
- 13 What was the most significant effect of industrialization?
- 14 What are some of the changes in technology that happened during the Industrial Revolution?
- 15 What were some of the advantages and disadvantages of industrialization?
Why would it be easier for large farmers to experiment than family farmers?
Why might it be easier for large farmers to experiment than for family farmers? They don’t have much to lose since they already have their resources. They have extra so they can experiment. As farmers lost their land to large enclosed farms, many became factory workers.
What is the correlation between improved food supplies and living conditions and an increase in population?
Explanation: If a population increases, there are more people to grow produce to sell. If the people have more produce to sell, they can make more money, and have better living conditions. Also, more people, more work, more work, more food, more food, less starvation, less starvation, better living conditions.
Why did farmers have a hard time making money?
why did farmers have a hard time making money? Because the lands nutrition was used up and everyone haf the goods. what organizations worked to improve life for farmers and how did they help? Farmer’s Alliance, was ment to see how to correct agricultural concerns.
Why do you think one invention led to the creation of another?
One lead to another because there were advancements made to each original model which lead to later and newer models.
Are big farms or small farmers more efficient?
However, the large scale farms have relatively higher technical and economic efficiencies compared to small scale farmers. The mean technical efficiency scores were quite high for both small and large scale farmers but were higher among large farms than for the small farms.
Why do we need more farms?
Farms certainly provide more freedom than other lifestyles, and allow people to supply their needs without the global economy and all of it’s social and environmental ramifications. So, we need farms for economic reasons, for a healthier environment, as well as education, entertainment and inspiration.
What are the challenges of feeding a growing population?
Main challenges in the food value chain At the same time, our planet’s per capita agricultural area is dwindling. Since 1960, it has already been halved. By 2050, it is set to drop 15% more. Furthermore, productivity gains are slowing down while waste levels have never been higher.
How does population growth affect food supply?
Increasing numbers of people often drive up demand for food, which typically results in additional use of arable land and water. The Food and Agriculture Organization projects that by 2050, population and economic growth will result in a doubling of demand for food globally.
What effect did agriculture have on the size of human populations?
In roughly 10,000 to 15,000 years, advances in agriculture have allowed the human population to become roughly 1000 times larger! Agriculture also has had environmental impacts. Farmers used complex tools to cultivate and irrigate their fields and to build settlements.
What was one effect of hard times for farmers?
Crop prices fell, and the debts of farmers increased. The depression added more woes to the lives of farmers. As crop prices fell, the income of farmers also decreased. They could not pay their debts and had to borrow more money to survive.
Do farmers make enough money?
According to salary data for farmers, ranchers and other agricultural managers from May 2016, the average salary is $75,790 a year. In contrast, they make a median salary of $66,360, with half getting lower salaries and half being paid more.
What caused many farmers to go into debt?
Farmers believed that interest rates were too high because of monopolistic lenders, and the money supply was inadequate, producing deflation. A falling price level increased the real burden of debt, as farmers repaid loans with dollars worth significantly more than those they had borrowed.
What was the most significant effect of industrialization?
Labor Strikes 1870-1890 The Industrial Revolution had many positive effects. Among those was an increase in wealth, the production of goods, and the standard of living. People had access to healthier diets, better housing, and cheaper goods. In addition, education increased during the Industrial Revolution.
What are some of the changes in technology that happened during the Industrial Revolution?
The technological changes included the following: (1) the use of new basic materials, chiefly iron and steel, (2) the use of new energy sources, including both fuels and motive power, such as coal, the steam engine, electricity, petroleum, and the internal-combustion engine, (3) the invention of new machines, such as
What were some of the advantages and disadvantages of industrialization?
The growth of industries has resulted in large scale production of goods which are available to the consumer at much cheaper rates. There is saving of time and labor. Industrialization has resulted in a considerable rise in the standard of living of the people. A number of substitutes in consumer goods are available.