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The Importance of Agriculture

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Agriscience in Our Lives
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Holton Agricultural Education Department

Agriculture Exploration Class

What was it like?


What was it like?


Every second was spent worrying about
your next meal.

Hunters and Gatherers


If you wanted to eat you either had to go out
and kill it or go out and gather it.

Hunters and Gatherers


Nature provided caves for shelter and wood
for fire.

Hunters and Gatherers


Wild animals provided meat for food and
clothing.

What is Agriscience?



What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing,
and marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing, and
marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Production involves the actual producing of
the food and fiber, this area includes all of the
inputs necessary for production and all of the
production labor.

What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing, and
marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Production involves the actual producing of
the food and fiber, this are includes all of the
inputs necessary for production and all of the
production labor.


Grain, Livestock, and Fruit Farming

What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing, and
marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Production involves the actual producing of
the food and fiber, this are includes all of the
inputs necessary for production and all of the
production labor.


Grain, Livestock, and Fruit Farming


Chemicals, fertilizers, & supporting agribusiness

What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing,
and marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Processing involves the changing of a raw
natural product and converting it into a
useable, consumable product.

What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing,
and marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Processing involves the changing of a raw
natural product and converting it into a
useable, consumable product.


Grain and Feed Milling, Meat Processing,
Saw Mills, etc.

What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing,
and marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Marketing involves packaging, distribution,
and sales of finished agriculture products to
retailers and to the consumers.


What is Agriscience?


Agriculture

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The production, processing,
and marketing of food, fiber, and renewable
natural resources.


Marketing involves packaging, distribution,
and sales of finished agriculture products to
retailers and to the consumers.


Shipping, advertising, restaurants, grocery
stores, lumber yards, etc.


What is Agriscience?


Agriscience Defined
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What is Agriscience?



Agriscience Defined
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The application of
scientific principles and new technologies
relating to agriculture.

What is Agriscience?



Agriscience Defined
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The application of
scientific principles and new technologies
relating to agriculture.


Agriscience makes our agriculture production
system more productive and efficient.

Agriscience

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Science put into action.


Agriscience

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Science put into action.


The Basic Sciences

Agriscience

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Science put into action.


The Basic Sciences


Biology


Earth Science


Chemistry


Biochemistry


Physics

Agriscience

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Science put into action.


Agriscience

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Science put into action.


The Applied Sciences

Agriscience

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Science put into action.


Applied Sciences


Horticulture


Animal Science


Agronomy


Agriculture Mechanization


Aquaculture


Integrated Pest Management


Irrigation


Agriscience

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Science put into action.


Currently people in the united states only
spend 14 cents of every dollar they earn on
food.



Agriscience

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Science put into action.


Currently people in the united states only
spend 14 cents of every dollar they earn on
food.



Food in the United State is cheaper than any
other place in the world.


Agriscience

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Science put into action.


Currently people in the united states only
spend 14 cents of every dollar they earn on
food.



Food in the United State is cheaper than any
other place in the world.



Advances in agriscience are the reason!!!


Recent Agriculture Headlines



Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin


Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning




Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning


Beef and Apple Juice




Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones




Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering





Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



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Bt Corn






Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



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Bt Corn



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Roundup Ready Beans




Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
-

Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial




Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
-

Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial
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I will never eat another burger





Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
-

Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial
-

I will never eat another burger





Pesticides in the drinking water

Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
-

Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial
-

I will never eat another burger





Pesticides in the drinking water



Pesticide residues found on fruit

Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
-

Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial
-

I will never eat another burger





Pesticides in the drinking water



Pesticide residues found on fruit



BSE
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Bovine Spongiform
Ecephalathy



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(Mad Cow Disease)

Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
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Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial
-

I will never eat another burger





Pesticides in the drinking water



Pesticide residues found on fruit



BSE
-

Bovine Spongiform
Ecephalathy



-
(Mad Cow Disease)



Livestock waste runoff in water

Recent Agriculture Headlines


BST
-

Bovine Somatotropin



E. Coli Food Poisoning



Growth Hormones



Biotechnology or genetic
engineering



-
Bt Corn



-
Roundup Ready Beans



Oprah Winfrey Trial
-

I will never eat another burger





Pesticides in the drinking water



Pesticide residues found on fruit



BSE
-

Bovine Spongiform
Ecephalathy



-
(Mad Cow Disease)



Livestock waste runoff in water



Methane is depleting the ozone
and causing global warming

The Media Can Be Pretty Scary


You should know enough to make and
informed decision and find out the rest of
the information.

The Media Can Be Pretty Scary


You should know enough to make and
informed decision and find out the rest of
the information.


Knowledge is your protection.

The Media Can Be Pretty Scary


You should know enough to make and
informed decision and find out the rest of
the information.


Knowledge is your protection.


Intelligent people listen to all of the
information and then ask the right
questions.

The Media Can Be Pretty Scary


You should know enough to make and
informed decision and find out the rest of
the information.


Knowledge is your protection.


Intelligent people listen to all of the
information and then ask the right
questions.

What do you believe?


If you were to believe all of the negative
publicity about the agriculture industry then
you won’t be left with many options when it
comes time for dinner.

What do you believe?


If you were to believe all of the negative
publicity about the agriculture industry then
you won’t be left with many options when it
comes time for dinner.


Meat, grains, juices, fruit, vegetables, water,
milk, pasta, etc have all been challenged as
not safe by the recent media attention on
agriculture.

What do you believe?


If you were to believe all of the negative
publicity about the agriculture industry then
you won’t be left with many options when it
comes time for dinner.


Meat, grains, juices, fruit, vegetables, water,
milk, pasta, etc have all been challenged as
not safe by the recent media attention on
agriculture.


If all of these foods are unsafe then what is
left?

Are you hungry?


Are you hungry?


You will eat for the rest of your life.

Are you hungry?


You will eat for the rest of your life.

The more you know
about agriculture the
better off you will be!!!