Political Issues: Agriculture


Agriculture is the production of food and goods through farming. Agriculture was the key development that led to the rise of human civilization, with the husbandry of domesticated animals and plants (i.e. crops) creating food surpluses that enabled the development of more densely populated and stratified societies. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science.

External Links to Agriculture

Agriculture – NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Agriculture

Agriculture – Community Supported Agriculture.

Important Issues to Agriculture

Agriculture – Describes its main functions, and with a collection of links on current agricultural news and research.

Agriculture – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: essential documents, statistics, maps and multimedia resources.