Unanswered | Answered

Agriculture

~16400 answered questions
The cultivation of plants and animals through farming, mainly for food. Agriculture is also known as the Geography of Food.
Home schooling is growing and many families are in situations where home schooling is a better alternative. I was home schooled for 7 years on an internet based worldwide school called Christa McAuliffe Academy. I was always traveling to compete in gymnastics meets and it worked out with my schedule…
Popularity: 184
Although possibly not in your definition of 'northern' california, the Heifer International Ceres Educational Center is a farm that allows guests to stay for different amounts of time to work on the farm. Heifer International is an organization devoted to ending world hunger and is always looking fo…
Popularity: 1
The McCormick Reaper factory began the manufacture of farm harvest reapers in 1848 and was located between north Water Street and the Chicago River just east of the present Michigan Avenue bridge. It was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.he invented the mecchanical reapermechanical is spel…
Popularity: 103
Farm Insurance Ask your current Property and Casualty lines Insurance Agent to start with. Family farms can usually be covered under Personal Property lines and will usually be cheaper. Hobby farms can often be covered under a Personal Homeowners Insurance Policy. If the Owner is a Corporate enti…
Popularity: 343
This is a really tough question because there are so many variables - where is the pool located, type, what type of water handling systems, estimated swimmer load, etc..etc.. First, search the Internet. After a quick Google search using "pool operating costs" as the search criteria, I found a budg…
Popularity: 122
Check the spec tag on your water tank. It should be 10 PSI lower than the factory settings. Normally around, 28 PSI for a 30 gallon tank.the air pressure is to be set at 2 to 3 psi lower than the pump turn on pressure.
Popularity: 84
simple, you increase the height of the storage tank thus increasing the water head pressure to the cylinder or install a continuous rated pump (but not recommend) for best results change the cylinder to an unvented (output: potentially 22ltrs at 3 bar) :o)
Popularity: 52
Centuries ago, European farmers would seal the wood on their barns with an oil, often linseed oil -- a tawny-colored oil derived from the seed of the flax plant which is called flax oil (golden, edible) before boiling, and linseed oil (tawny, inedible) after boiling. They would paint their barns wit…
Popularity: 109
I should be so lucky as to have a resume like yours! You have a wonderful opportunity to expand on so very many skills! This is just like the housewife of 20 years saying "how do I write a resume". Well, my answer would be to get on-line and find a good sample resume...then, elaborate on the skills …
Popularity: 87
what kind of tools do Irish people use what kind of tools do Irish people use they use a side and a sticke where use to cut crops axes, spit, coldren, plough,saddle stone,bellos all of witch are tools of Celtic farms
Popularity: 43
When water is in a pressurized container, any air inside that water can't escape. Simply increase the amount of air, or decrease the size of the container.  Make sure that the water is completely turned on at the meter. Better yet call your city services and and let them check to see that it i…
Popularity: 20
Answer The corn that we eat is the seed part of the corn plant. Each little kernel is a fertilized seed, and if left to mature and dry can be planted and will grow a corn plant.
Popularity: 71
World War 2 AnswerThe Carrabian Had some of the most vital supply routes to the allied nations. It supplied the UK with essentals and war equipment from the US.also in 1940's the UK gave the US some military base's in return for 50 destroyers to help with the U Boat crisis in the English channel and…
Popularity: 34
Start with twice the volume of water as rice. If you have one cup of rice start with two cups of water.Bring the water to a boil and then add the rice. Cover the pot and reduce the heat to a very low level. Just enough heat to keep the water hot but not enough to keep it rapidly boiling. Simmer is t…
Popularity: 99
Farm Business Plans This is an excellent place to start and links to your state and local resources - The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) (csrees.usda.gov) - offers research and educational programs that help individuals learn new ways to produce income t…
Popularity: 99
Commercial FarmA commercial farm is a farm which is deemed to be a viable farm operation and which normally produces sufficient income to support a farm family."Commercial farm" should not be confused with "factory farm." Factory farms are those which raise animals in high density for the land. They…
Popularity: 67
Corn is grown by first seeding the corn seeds via seeder in the feild. The type of seeder varies per farm; air seeder, disc/packer seeder, etc. Kernels are placed around 6 inches apart with row spacing of 12". Then nature pretty much takes over, provided the corn is planted early enough in spring so…
Popularity: 87
Leaving the USA, you cannot transport anything for profit, when you are traveling on a tourist visa.
Popularity: 35
It was very fertile
Popularity: 23
Ways to Help American Farmers Here are opinions and answers from WikiAnswers Contributors: Buy E-85 gas and buy as many things made from corn and soybeans as you can. In addition to the suggestions above, I believe the best way to help the real American farmers, the small farmer who still cares…
Popularity: 64
Northeast States that Grow Corn The information below is from the Web site Wikipedia, but I felt it was important to mention before answering the question: As defined by the US Census Bureau, the Northeast region of the United States covers nine states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New…
Popularity: 67
About 4% of people farm in Canada.Lol....They can't Farm Elk.
Popularity: 75
The top four Southern crops were Rice, cotton, indigo, and sugar.
Popularity: 20
There are actually three states in the United States that grow tea: South Carolina, Hawaii, and Washington State. Hawaii, being in a tropical area and having high-altitude areas with a lot of rainfall, is ideal for the tea plant. However, the higher cost of living makes the commercial production of…
Popularity: 92
Answer A ring will change shape after a while to adjust to the shape of your finger- don't worry about correcting it! have you ever looked at your finger? It isn't perfectly round! When a ring changes shape it will undoubtedly get more comfortable!
Popularity: 22
Corn, wheat, soy, sunflowers....the works  Wheat
Popularity: 19
Considering that the farmer had to cut down mature trees to clear enough land to plant a first crop, the answer might be 5 to 10 acres, at first. Over a number of years, this would be enlarged.
Popularity: 21
Upon the arrival of the British in India, they immediately set the indigenous population of farmers to work. Much of the land dedicated to growing the aforementioned staple food sources were converted to cash crops (Webber, 1/6). These cash crops were primarily comprised of jute (a fiber partway bet…
Popularity: 24
I dont believe there is a category in which to show broilers at a sanctioned show. However, if you can, you would show them like any other chicken. Another view: In 2010 the Sydney Royal Easter Show started a category for exhibition of broilers by school students. "The Meat Bird pairs Competition …
Popularity: 50
Pretty much is the bit that holds the wheel bearing, the brakes bolt to it, the wheel bolts to it, it bolts to the suspension arm it is the piece that turns on the axle
Popularity: 14
Please see the related link below.
Popularity: 81
The amount of natural resources in the New England colonies is extremely high. There is a large variety of seafood, including fish, lobster and whales. The seafood is obtained by the many bodies of water in New England. There are also wild deer and hogs for food. There are many forests. There…
Popularity: 20
Answer Yes. The Mississippi River is the border to the MidWest and the Corn Belt. The Mississippi provides most of the transportation for grains to the Gulf.
Popularity: 64
Farm SubsidiaryThe term "subsidiary" when used in relation to farming can mean two entirely different things: On meaning is a farm created by citizens to produce products for their own use, sell the surplus on the market, and to provide services with their property such as green rural tourism servi…
Popularity: 74
Answer Cotton and tobacco are the most popular that is 4 sure!
Popularity: 72
Here in WA and several other states it's illegal to collect them from the wild. If you pick a flower or leaf off, it will die. They take 15 years to bloom the first time, and seeds take 90 days to germinate, with cold, warm, and another cold stratification.
Popularity: 72
Approximately 56 pounds per cubic foot for a dry formulation such as MAP (monoammonium phosphate).
Popularity: 32
New York Crops According to the New York Department of Agriculture, ield crops, fruits and vegetables returned $1.33 billion to New York farmers in 2004. New York�s fruit crop receipts were valued at $216 million in 2004. Apples and Grapes lead New York fruit crops in value. The value of vegeta…
Popularity: 52
Answer Cultivation of the virtually self-supporting land took place under strict government control. Experts closely supervised selection & planting of the crops.The farmers were taught techniques of drainage, fertilizing, irrigation & stone terracing. A portion of each grain harvest was taken …
Popularity: 9
Answer Has to be football. Also know as soccer in the United States. No American sports are played all over the world. Baseball is played in US and Caribbean countries. American football (NFL) is only played in US and some European countries. Soccer in England, for examples has four professional …
Popularity: 31
The basic fact you need to know is that water pressure will increase at the rate of 14.7 PSI for every 33 feet of elevation. Once you know this it is easy to calculate for other elevations or even depths of the ocean. For an elevation of 30 feet I get the answer of 13.36 PSI. Static Press…
Popularity: 62
Although I'm not a scientist of any sort, I am a man of reason, and observation. I notice that children are physically maturing much faster than they did when I was a child. For instance, females ages as early as ten, are developing full grown breasts, and have entered their menstrual cycle full for…
Popularity: 75
Satellite Uses GPS, Weather, Communications, Topography, Mapping, Agriculture, Early Warning, Military Utility, etc, etc........
Popularity: 40
Answer Among other things, vast areas were turned into tea plantations. Answer In India, particularly in bengal, the britishers forced local farmers to plant Indigo,which they exported to European market for largescale use to prepare blue 'dye' for booming industry.The entire land was used for …
Popularity: 43
There isn't necessarily a "rule book" for being a veterinarian.  However, veterinarians are governed both by the laws of the area in which they work (typically a mix of federal/state and state/province/muncipality laws) as well as the veterinarian's oath.
Popularity: 13
Floated for Harvest Cranberries are flooded just before they harvest them. The berries being bright red in color float on the water and they use a small boat type barge and load them into it. From the boat, they place them into a semi and take them to a processing plant.
Popularity: 65
Germination Does Affect plant growth Without germination in the plant, the plant is not able to grow. The germination is the begining of life for the seed plant however the rate of germination is not directly related to rates of plant growth one can find speedy germinating seeds which grow slowl…
Popularity: 71
$150,000 to $500,000 in Iowa
Popularity: 0
Actually no.. quite on the contrary if any. If the farmer grows both cow corn and sweet corn, the way we did it was the sweet corn on the outside 3 or 4 or however many rows, and the cow corn on the inside. It made it easier to pick, and you didn't ruin any cow corn when you tried to harvest it, bec…
Popularity: 22
Farm Subsidy Farm "subsidy:" Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest. Financial assistance given by one person or government to another. Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament. It…
Popularity: 58
Something that many of the small farmers in the United States think is VERY scary! It will force them to spend thousands of dollars needlessly. It is supposedly to help with traceback capability in case of contamination. In fact, that contamination happens in the USDA slaughter plant. The animals do…
Popularity: 41
Many More Cons than Pros The pros of the NAIS are that exporters can say to their customers that we are BSE or FMD or some other disease free. It doesnt mean we are but they can say that. APHIS can track an animal from birth to death if it turns up with a disease. The cons are that the progr…
Popularity: 55
Between 1-2% There are more people locked up in prisons in the U.S. than there are farmers.   The farming population is broken-up into two or more categories. There are farm owners, as well as their children. And there are farm workers. Perhaps quite a number of farm owners made the transiti…
Popularity: 34
Try Miniature Melons, most local restaurants will buy them off season
Popularity: 52
Answer The last year that the US minted a solid copper cent coin was in 1857. These were called Large Cents because they were about the size of half-dollars. After that were Flying Eagle and Indian Head cents that were .880 copper and .120 nickel. In 1864 the composition was changed to .950 cop…
Popularity: 11
The New England colonies offered a combination of seacoast, forest and river valleys. The seacoast made transportation from colony to colony relatively easy and provided salt water fish. The forests contained large trees that Great Britain was eager to import, as well as many game animals and birds.…
Popularity: 7
Inventor of Hybrid Crops Click on the link to your right for the answer. The first I recall of anyone breeding plants was Gregory Mendel. He was a monk who bred and developed different pea plant strains.The scientific basis for today's amazing hybrid crops goes back more than 150 years, but it was n…
Popularity: 61
In our location We have sandy clay loam soil, when you can squeeze a handful of soil without seeing water, and the ball crumbles easily. Also when the soil turns up with a shine to it, this is a good indicator it is too wet. Stamp your foot in one place several times and if you see water it is to…
Popularity: 64
fisrt you need to get a ford baler I recomend looking at aution fliers in the Midwest [much more time comsumeing then eBay] If this step takes long enough you may never have to make hay just keep going to auctions. Once you have the baler you will need to have a tractor to power it I recomend inheri…
Popularity: 57
Pros of farming Brome hay include it being good for a horse's diet, and it helps the soil by helping to prevent erosion. Cons of farming Brome hay include the need to harvest at the right time. The hay loses nutrients if it is not harvested before it has fully bloomed.
Popularity: 21
Up until mid 2012, it was believed that Japan had very few natural resources. Only about a quarter of the land is suitable for agricultural purposes. Forestry is important, and about 65% of the land area is used for forestry. However, the country uses as much as it produces, with high demand for woo…
Popularity: 53
Based on some reports I have seen on the net, berries are the best value for small acreage farming. Break even time is appx. 4 years.
Popularity: 58
It is widely varied from the hobbyist, through subsistence, commercial and corporate, but the most charming and picturesque is that practiced by the "Pennsylvania Dutch", the Shakers and the Amish. Horse Farms abound as do wineries and commercial goat dairy farms that expand the variety within the …
Popularity: 32
It originally started as a "weather report" in England. It was originally worded, "fair to the midlands", with the midlands being the center part of England. Today, it has evolved to mean "somewhere between ok and average". ANSWER:Its a term that comes from grades of cotton. Middling is the best gr…
Popularity: 33
modern farmers problems are: The high cost of farm equipment and their input costs: i.e. seed, fertilizer, fuel, etc. Increasing government regulation is also making farming in the U.S. more difficult. An increasing lack of familiarity of the general populace with the practices of modern farming can…
Popularity: 61
Coffee Growing at Home Growing a coffee plant at home is a rewarding experience that will help you learn and appreciate the work involved in producing coffee. It is a very easy plant to take care of and is a great conversation piece, especially during flowering or cherry development. Ideally you…
Popularity: 57
It depends on the moisture content of the manure and soil. Also it depends on the makeup of the soil. A cubic foot of smaller soil particles will weigh more than a very sandy soil which has larger particles.
Popularity: 38
Answer Food items for human and animal consumption Wood Lumber Paper Chemicals
Popularity: 54
Kentucky grows tobacco, corn, soybeans, maybe wheat In Illinois it is mostly corn and soybeans. Illinois finishes #1 in most years for total soybean production and #2 in total corn production.
Popularity: 56
A farmer is a person that grows crops or breeds animals. They wake up early and look after there stock and usually are up late at night still looking after them. A farmer is a person that owns stock or grows a vast amount of crops. Dairy farmers produce milk etc. They usually own farms and have trac…
Popularity: 0
I Don't know about Wisconsin, But from my research, I've found that the average income of a famer is about 48,000 a year.
Popularity: 21
Marketing ProduceI wrote a business plan several years ago for a small farm operating in North Carolina. He decided the best way to market his produce would be through a farmer's co-op, where the resources of smaller farms are pooled together to generate sustainable profits for co-op members by leve…
Popularity: 59
Wheat, Soy beans, alfalfa,
Popularity: 17
Answer Some of the crops grown in Poland are potatoes, rye, wheat, apples, plums, and all kinds of vegetables.
Popularity: 15
More than 20 million 5lb boxes of Clementines are grown per year. These clementines are grown in California by the Sun Pacific company.
Popularity: 15
It's literally a ridge of high land dividing two areas that are drained by different river systems; figuratively, it means a turning point -- a moment in time that involves a decision or event that changes the course of the past and leads someplace else. In river parlance, it generally means the ent…
Popularity: 41
The amount of straw from a single acre of oats can vary greatly, depending on things such as moisture, the quality of the ground, and how heavily it was seeded. Typically you can expect anywhere from about 150 to 200 75 to 100 pound bales of straw per acre.
Popularity: 9
Treat them the way they want to be treated, and be faithful to them.
Popularity: 10
Mostly depends on weight of the bale. ie 50 # = 40 bales per 2000 # ton
Popularity: 51
Frozen Tower Water? It would have to be awful cold for an awful long time for a water tower to freeze solid. The water is typically moving most of the time as it flows in and out. Water being pumped into the tower is going to be above freezing. And the large mass of water makes it pretty hard to …
Popularity: 41
Answer A cash crop is a crop that is sold to make money and help a regions economy. In agriculture, a cash crop is a crop which is grown for money.The term is used to differentiate from subsistence crops, which are those fed to the producer's own livestock or grown as food for the producer's fam…
Popularity: 19
Genetically Engineered Crops One advantage is the ability to "grow" pest killers right in the crop ( ie...corn,beans and other grains)itself. Very cost effective and eliminates the need for many pesticides. As much as that is an advantage while they grow, it is a definite DISadvantage to those of us…
Popularity: 31
Currently a bushel of corn produces about 2.8 gallons of ethanol. With better varieties that figure will increase to 3 gallons. In the near future, the corn distillate will be processed again, yielding some more ethanol.
Popularity: 62
Alex jack Fennell is a big gay boy that is right next to me on the other side is Louis brown who just pinched my nipple so i shall slap him after he has finished reading this he just raised his fist
Popularity: 10
The horse industry in Kentucky is worth about 4 billion dollars to the state each year. The highlight of the year is the Kentucky Derby held in May each year.
Popularity: 24
Soil degradation is when soil deteriorates because of human activity and loses its quality and productivity. It happens when soil loses its nutrients, or its organic matter. It also happens when the soil structure breaks down, or if the soil becomes toxic from pollution. The primary cause of soil d…
Popularity: 73
Answer I believe Hinduism at least influences their everyday life by devotional traditions; their lives are so imbued with spiritual meaningful aspects that spiritually are never far from one's mind. Rituals from a cradle to the cremation ground, the Hindu's life are wrapped up in rituals. Life s…
Popularity: 22
traditional agricultureyour question is very wide, I'll try to give a simple answer- a few years back agriculture went through what is now refered to as the green revolution. it had many aspectes which changes the way people think of agriculture, basicly turning it into a profit based industry. whe…
Popularity: 21
4 pecks equals a bushel.
Popularity: 57
Depends.... depends on what type of farming, where you farm, and what time of year it is. It probably averages out between ten and seventeen hours Well, it really depends... yousa hoe.
Popularity: 23
I am not sure about cold weather, but I do know that the effectiveness of any of that type of poison is inhibited by heat . My understanding is that the tiny openings on the plant's leaves called stomatas close in heat to prevent excess loss of water/gases. Then, the poison itself cannot be absorbed…
Popularity: 29
Plants make sugar, not ethanol The plants themselves do not produce any ethanol at all. The plants produce sugars of various types, and then humans use a number of different processes to convert sugars into ethanol (the old fashioned method is simple fermentation with yeast for instance). Whi…
Popularity: 34
Answer 1 Plants get nourishments from soil and the roots get protected from the harsh rays of the sun. But it depends on what plant you're trying to grow. Some plants don't need soil. Specifically, some orchids need their roots to feel the sun in order to get strong and support themselves on their h…
Popularity: 59
All Suzuki RM's up the the late 80's use 20:1 ratio. That's right, 20:1. Don't be fooled into thinking less oil is better somehow. I have 5 Suzuki RM's that all get this mix ratio and they all run perfect. And believe it or not, they do not smoke. These old motors need that much oil to survive. Use …
Popularity: 33
How to Prevent Soil Erosion You can plant small plants or grass to stop the erosion. The roots will hold the soil in place. Make sure you have a plant with long roots to do this. More... reduce tillage
Popularity: 13
Controlling Aphids Organically Farmers who use organic practices to control pests can buy products that are made from natural sources to spray or dust the infected plants with. They can also use a method of planting called companion planting. Using this method, plants that benefit each other are …
Popularity: 39
The crops raised in the southeast region are cotton, wheat, strawberries, corn, tomatoes and many, many others.
Popularity: 10
The northeastern farmers' relationship with the market in 1830 was very strong. Investors in the northeastern areas were building manufacturing companies to mass produce equipment that would help the farmers in their industry.
Popularity: 1