Agriculture is the science of farming, cultivation of plants, fungi, animals, biofuel, fiber and other products which are useful to sustain human life.
Agriculture and Agricultural methods
Agricultural methods are generally divided into three types:
- Intensive subsistence
- Shifting cultivation
- Pastoral nomadism
In Agricultural methods, Intensive subsistence is traditional method. In this method, farmers will get more food per acre. The use of pesticides for crops and medication for animal stocks is common in this Agricultural method.
Shifting cultivation is a method of forest clearing to create new farms after several years or until the soil loses fertility. In this type farmer uses a land piece to alter the initial use.
Pastoral nomadism is a method of agriculture of pastoralism where livestock are herded in order to find fresh pastures on which to graze. This is used for those who travels with herds of animals.