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Title: The Importance of Agriculture -Agriscience in Our Lives-


1
The Importance of Agriculture-Agriscience in Our
Lives-
  • Holton Agricultural Education Department
  • Agriculture Exploration Class

2
What was it like?
3
What was it like?
  • Every second was spent worrying about your next
    meal.

4
Hunters and Gatherers
  • If you wanted to eat you either had to go out and
    kill it or go out and gather it.

5
Hunters and Gatherers
  • Nature provided caves for shelter and wood for
    fire.

6
Hunters and Gatherers
  • Wild animals provided meat for food and clothing.

7
What is Agriscience?
8
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture -

9
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - The production, processing, and
    marketing of food, fiber, and renewable natural
    resources.

10
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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.

11
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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

12
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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

13
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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.

14
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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.

15
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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.

16
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriculture - 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.

17
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriscience Defined -

18
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriscience Defined - The application of
    scientific principles and new technologies
    relating to agriculture.

19
What is Agriscience?
  • Agriscience Defined - The application of
    scientific principles and new technologies
    relating to agriculture.
  • Agriscience makes our agriculture production
    system more productive and efficient.

20
Agriscience - Science put into action.
21
Agriscience - Science put into action.
  • The Basic Sciences

22
Agriscience - Science put into action.
  • The Basic Sciences
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Physics

23
Agriscience - Science put into action.
24
Agriscience - Science put into action.
  • The Applied Sciences

25
Agriscience - Science put into action.
  • Applied Sciences
  • Horticulture
  • Animal Science
  • Agronomy
  • Agriculture Mechanization
  • Aquaculture
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Irrigation

26
Agriscience - Science put into action.
  • Currently people in the united states only spend
    14 cents of every dollar they earn on food.

27
Agriscience - 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.

28
Agriscience - 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!!!

29
Recent Agriculture Headlines
30
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin

31
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning

32
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning Beef and Apple Juice

33
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning
  • Growth Hormones

34
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning
  • Growth Hormones
  • Biotechnology or genetic engineering

35
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning
  • Growth Hormones
  • Biotechnology or genetic engineering -Bt Corn

36
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning
  • Growth Hormones
  • Biotechnology or genetic engineering -Bt
    Corn -Roundup Ready Beans

37
Recent Agriculture Headlines
  • BST - Bovine Somatotropin
  • E. Coli Food Poisoning
  • Growth Hormones
  • Biotechnology or genetic engineering -Bt
    Corn -Roundup Ready Beans
  • Oprah Winfrey Trial

38
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

39
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

40
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

41
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)

42
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

43
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

44
The Media Can Be Pretty Scary
  • You should know enough to make and informed
    decision and find out the rest of the information.

45
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.

46
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.

47
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.

48
What do you believe?
  • If you were to believe all of the negative
    publicity about the agriculture industry then you
    wont be left with many options when it comes
    time for dinner.

49
What do you believe?
  • If you were to believe all of the negative
    publicity about the agriculture industry then you
    wont 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.

50
What do you believe?
  • If you were to believe all of the negative
    publicity about the agriculture industry then you
    wont 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?

51
Are you hungry?
52
Are you hungry?
  • You will eat for the rest of your life.

53
Are you hungry?
  • You will eat for the rest of your life.

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