the characteristics of a commercial arable farm are: size of the farm: The farms are usually large. Approximately 100 acres in size. Crops grown: commercial arable farming i…s mostly monoculture meaning only one type of crop is grown. The crops grown varies by different countries and regions. Crops grown include: sugar cane, bananas and tobacco (Caribbean) barley, wheat, rice etc. Method: machines such as tractors, ploughs, crawlers and combine harvesters are used to harvest the crops. Chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and fertilizers are also used. Market; All of the produce from the farm is sold. It can be sold to supermarkets. ( Full Answer )
The four top characteristics of a commercial arable farm aredefined by the method, market, crops and size. The methods offarming include using machinery and chemicals to produ…ce amonoculture crop which is sold and ranges around 100 acres. ( Full Answer )
Canada has little arable land because in the northern part of Canada it is to cold for crops to grow or people to live in those areas that is why most people in Canada line on… the united states and Canadian border ( Full Answer )
Depending on the source one consults, Australia has between 6.1 and6.6 % arable land. Although this does not sound like much, givenAustralia's total area it is quite a signifi…cant amount. Australiais the world's ninth-largest agricultural producer, and one of theworld's major exporters of food. According to the Australian Bureauof Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian food producers -both on land and aquatic - are capable of producing enough food tofeed an estimated 80 million people per year. ( Full Answer )
In busines&finance it provide foreing currency hence increaseases national economy due to sellng of various crops within and out side the country,(2)in farm animal it can prov…ide them food such as cereals by product like sunflower seedcake,maize bran(in animal life it can be used as pasture and source of water as this kind of farming is prictised along/nearby water sources. ( Full Answer )
Cons- -Expensive price of inputs -Very low profit -once, locusts season is back 10 years of work will be all gone -very stressful work for such little profit and a 70% …chance of having a bad weather -usually farms are very far away from the city, so it is hard to travel from places to places Pros- -Helps the economy going -Can have lots of breaks e.g when is not feeling well you can be absent (NOT LIKE AN OFFICE JOB) -alot of people rely on farmers for food -Can be employed freely -You can raise your own family without an actual office job ( Full Answer )
Zero percent of Antarctica is arable. It is permanently covered with ice..
Because Antarctica is a "polar" region, there is no precipitation, it has no lakes or rivers and is… in fact the driest continent..
Average temperatures in the Antarctic interior get down to -70 degrees Celsius during the winter months and -35 degrees Celsius in the warmer months..
The coastal temperatures are much warmer with a range of -15 to -32 Celsius in Winter and -5 to +5 Celsius in Summer..
The interior of Antarctica is considered the world's driest desert because the extreme cold freezes water vapour out of the air..
Annual snowfall on the polar plateau is equivalent to less than 5 cm of rain..
Antarctica has some of the strongest winds on earth, with some winds reaching 320 kph. ( Full Answer )
Roughly 11,587 kilometers is considered arable land in Ireland. I am not sure if the Aran Islands to the west coast of Ireland is included in this figure. It was once consider…ed unsuitable for crops due to the rocky terrain but the locals added salt and seaweed to the island and converted it to arable land. ( Full Answer )
It is a farm that primarily specializes in crop production. However, such a farm can also be used to raise such livestock as dairy cattle, hogs, chicken, and beef cattle, beca…use one part of the farm is used for crop production, and the other for raising livestock. Such a farm is located in an area where the soil is rich and good for growing crops in. ( Full Answer )
The Philippines has a total land area of 299,404 square kilometers or approximately 30 million hectares. Around 33 percent of the total land area is arable. That translates to… 9.3 million hectares of arable land . A hectare is 10,000 square meters. ( Full Answer )
According to a 2009 World Bank report, Australia's arable landmakes up 6.14% of the total land on the continent. Despite this, Australia is capable of being self-sufficient, a…bleto grow virtually any crop or food. In reality, 55.5 % of thecontinent is used for agriculture, as much of land is suitable forsheep and cattle. ( Full Answer )
Mexico is widely believed to be an arid country, but this is not the case. It has a vast territory, where almost 12% is used for agriculture. This means 232,761 square kilome…ters (89,869 sq mi), which are almost the size of the whole United Kingdom , are used to grow food and cash crops. ( Full Answer )
I imagine it would be very tiring to have to tend to livestock day in and day out, but very rewarding, as an animal like a cow in return would produce milk and meat for the fa…rmer. Having been to an arable farm, I saw that a lot of work was to be done, even removing the 'waste' ;). ( Full Answer )
The question is almost impossible to answer because we do not know the condition of the land to start with. Arable land is land that can be, or is cultivated. Can the land be …capable of being tilled or plowed for the production of crops. The location of the land is important, To hot or to cold, salty, rainy, snowy, polluted or are the nutrients poor. Converting non arable land into a fit condition may require fertilization, water/irrigation, planting of trees and also consider access for both man and machinery. Consider also if all this is cost effective. ( Full Answer )
"Arable" land is any land that can be plowed and planted with one or more dedicated crops for human consumption. Most areas with topsoil can be farmed and thus are termed "ara…ble"; non-arable lands include deserts, permafrost, soils with extreme alkalinity or acidity and soils with extreme salinity. ( Full Answer )
Arable farming refers to the exclusive use of farmland for the growth of crops. Arable farms produce only crops and don't raise animals for production. Arable land usually has… a nearby water source and an adequate temperature. ( Full Answer )