WHAT IS AGRICULTURE?

What is agriculture

What is agriculture?

Agriculture is a general term for everything that goes into growing crops and raising animals, providing food and things that people can use for enjoyment. Agriculture, which includes cultivating land and raising livestock, is a branch of agriculture, which includes plant science.
 
People all over the world have been farming for thousands of years. Today, thanks to modern agricultural innovations and plant science technology, Canada has been able to produce some of the highest quality crops in the world, giving us global competitiveness.
 
How do you become a farmer?

 There are different ways to get into farming. The most obvious way is that you will be born into it. Almost all - 98% - of farms in Canada are still family, and wisdom is passed from generation to generation and children eventually take over the work of their parents. But anyone can become a farmer if they have the passion and desire to do it and have enough money. You will need some level of agricultural experience and understanding of agricultural production. You can study a college or university course such as agronomy, agricultural science, plant science, or business to help you succeed.
 

Importance of agricultural production

 
You will remember that we listed the importance of agriculture earlier and revealed the importance of agriculture to human life, especially in providing food and resources for a growing population and industry.
 
Now, we want to examine, in detail, the Nigerian economy in terms of animal and crop production - and the linkages between fish and forests, for agricultural development. Agricultural production because it is our source of food. Perhaps the most important aspect of agriculture is that it is the world's food source. It doesn't matter where or what you eat, the ingredients come from somewhere. All roads lead to agriculture. Importance of agriculture

 
Here, we will consider this under some parameters:
 
1. Food: It is the first important thing in life; and agriculture is the only sector that provides food for most people. Food can be in the form of agricultural products or raised to sustain life. Nutrition is essential for growth, good health and increased productivity.
 
A large amount of food is obtained from agriculture, namely rice, corn, rice, cassava, vegetables, fruits, milk, eggs, meat, etc. 2. Employment opportunities: About 80% of Nigerians work in the agricultural sector and provide employment opportunities for all types of jobs. In addition, the agricultural sector employs a large number of people living in the agricultural industry; it ranges from farmers to farmers, farmers, extension agents, researchers and industrialists.
 
3. Industrialization of raw materials: Agriculture provides raw materials for industries to convert into finished goods. Access to local companies with adequate infrastructure controls the use of foreign exchange reserves. The most important raw materials used by the industry are palm oil, kernels, cocoa, rubber, tobacco, peanuts, cotton, copra, hides and skins.
 
4. Capital formation: Agriculture provides a form of financial support to other sectors of the economy through savings and purchases of goods and services from those sectors. It is also a source of farmers. Selling agricultural products gives farmers money to invest in agricultural production.
 
5. Foreign Exchange: Agriculture is a good source of foreign exchange. Most of the income from international trade comes from the export of agricultural products. Foreign currency is earned through the sale of palm products, cocoa, bees, coffee, peanuts, rubber, etc.
 
6. Storage in clothes: Storage can be provided by agricultural products such as oil palm, wood, where wood and cotton are used for clothing.
 
7. Rural development: Governments often focus on rural agriculture as an area for infrastructure development. To cope with the increase in commercial and agricultural activities in these areas, certain basic amenities such as piped water, roads and electricity are provided, thus transforming rural areas into urban areas.
Agriculture is a general term for everything that goes into growing crops and raising animals, providing food and things that people can use for enjoyment. Agriculture, which includes cultivating land and raising livestock, is a branch of agriculture, which includes plant science.
 
People all over the world have been farming for thousands of years. Today, thanks to modern agricultural innovations and plant science technology, Canada has been able to produce some of the highest quality crops in the world, giving us global competitiveness.
 

How do you become a farmer? 

There are different ways to get into farming. The most obvious way is that you will be born into it. Almost all - 98% - of farms in Canada are still family, and wisdom is passed from generation to generation and children eventually take over the work of their parents.
But anyone can become a farmer if they have the passion and desire to do it and have enough money. You will need some level of agricultural experience and understanding of agricultural production. You can study a college or university course such as agronomy, agricultural science, plant science, or business to help you succeed.

Importance of agricultural production

 
Here, we will consider this under some parameters.

1. Food: It is the first important thing in life; and agriculture is the only sector that provides food for most people. Food can be in the form of agricultural products or raised to sustain life. Nutrition is essential for growth, good health and increased productivity. A large amount of food is obtained from agriculture, namely rice, corn, rice, cassava, vegetables, fruits, milk, eggs, meat, etc. 

2. Employment opportunities: About 80% of Nigerians work in the agricultural sector and provide employment opportunities for all types of jobs. In addition, the agricultural sector employs a large number of people living in the agricultural industry; it ranges from farmers to farmers, farmers, extension agents, researchers and industrialists.

 
3. Industrialization of raw materials: Agriculture provides raw materials for industries to convert into finished goods. Access to local companies with adequate infrastructure controls the use of foreign exchange reserves. The most important raw materials used by the industry are palm oil, kernels, cocoa, rubber, tobacco, peanuts, cotton, copra, hides and skins.
 
4. Capital formation: Agriculture provides a form of financial support to other sectors of the economy through savings and purchases of goods and services from those sectors. It is also a source of farmers. Selling agricultural products gives farmers money to invest in agricultural production.
 
5. Foreign Exchange: Agriculture is a good source of foreign exchange. Most of the income from international trade comes from the export of agricultural products. Foreign currency is earned through the sale of palm products, cocoa, bees, coffee, peanuts, rubber, etc.
 
6. Shelter and clothing: materials for shelter can be provided by agricultural products such as oil palm, wood, where wood and cotton are used for clothing.
 
7. Rural development: Governments often focus on rural agriculture as an area for infrastructure development. To cope with the increase in commercial and agricultural activities in these areas, certain basic amenities such as piped water, roads and electricity are provided, thus transforming rural areas into urban areas.

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