Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Did you know that the world’s population could be as high as 11 billion people by the year 2050? And certainly, as our population is growing, so too are our food needs. Even today, millions of people around the world experience hunger. How can we balance growing populations and keeping everyone fed? This is where the importance of agriculture, food, and natural resources comes in! Through the study of Principles of Agriculture: Food and Natural Resources, you will gain a stronger sense of how food ends up on the plate and how we can maximize the foods and natural resources the earth provides. You’ll learn more about agriculture’s history, animal husbandry, plant science, and natural resources, and you’ll be better prepared for your part in sustaining the world.
- Discover the changing face of today’s agriculture and its continued importance in our lives.
- Examine emerging trends in agriculture, food production, and natural resources.
- Investigate the use of technology in agriculture and food production.
- Explore how we can feed the world and manage our natural resources