HISTORY OF THE ASIAN TIGERS

IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE and FARMING

Importance of agriculture, farming practices, to nations, businesses, individual or families can be seen from this post. the production of food is the work of agricultural science, what then is the importance of agriculture? The following are some of the usefulness of agriculture.

Remember when we say agriculture we equally meant farming. So the importance of farming is the same as importance of agriculture  

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importance of farming and agriculture:

 
Human existence cannot be guaranteed without the intake of food which is the major importance of agriculture and farming. since human resources are scarce in real terms, it brings about the various importance of farming in order to produce enough food for human consumption- read my post on economic scarcity here . Now food doesn’t fall from the sky but food are produced by people who are known as farmers. so on the basis of agricultural importance to an economy, this post will treat them in details
 
 
I’m going to list some of the basic importance of agriculture. Although these importance are not limited to these but you can use our comment box to let us know if you need info concerning the post
A farmer or person is said to be an agriculturalist if he is involved the provision of food and raw materials for industrial use.
If the production of food is the work of agricultural science, what then is the importance of agriculture?
So here I am going to list some of the
 

general importance agriculture.

the following are some of the importance of agriculture. they are not listed in order but are detailed studies of the importance of farming

Agriculture Provides of Food.
Farming provides the food we eat and so this aspect of the importance of agriculture is the most important. A good farmer and his family are well fed through the production of food. They are never hungry.

 

Another key importance of agriculture to farmers is that They have access to varieties of food and usually in their natural forms without the application or use of fertilizer.
 
 
This makes farmers and their families healthier and stronger than the non-farmers.

 

2.

Job Opportunity is one of the importance of agriculture

Farming provides jobs for farmers and their families: In farming communities, no one is unemployed so the usefulness of agriculture in providing jobs for the teaming unemployed populace cannot be over emphasized

 

Agriculture provides Income to farmers and government

 
 
Through farming, farmers get money which they use for other purposes, like provision of shelter, children’s education, health care, etc. Farmers are rich because they spend less money on food since they produce most of the food they eat by themselves.

importance of agriculture

Another importance of agriculture is Self-Satisfaction

There is joy and satisfaction in seeing and utilizing what one” produces. The psychological satisfaction a farmer

as during harvest time cannot be

 

agricultural activities serves as a Source of Satisfaction
Farming activities afford farmers sources of exercising themselves. The farmer can never be idle any time of the year. He uses his brain as well as his hands often read about sense organs of farm animals here.
 
 
This helps him to overcome emotional stress and build good body physique. Farmers fall sick less often, they are not hypertensive or obsessed. They live longer than other average non-farmers.

 

6.

agriculture contributes to National Development-

read more here

The farmer is the key person in the life and economy of any country. Through the provision of food which sustains life, raw materials for industries and foreign exchange earnings, the farmer helps to build the nation and save it from hunger and diseases. more about agricultural development here

1. (a) List five different courses in Agriculture which one can study in the university in Nigeria

(b) What possible jobs would one engage in after completing each course listed

2. State four benefits that could be derived from choosing farming as a career

3. List five possible vocations one could engage in after studying agriculture. . . 4. Write short notes on the following:

a. Agricultural education

 

The following are some benefits that are derived from farming:
1. Provision of Food
Farming provides the food we eat. A good farmer and his family are well fed. They are never hungry. They have access to varieties of food and usually in. their natural forms. This makes farmers and their families healthier and stronger than the non-farmers.

2. Job Opportunity
Farming provides jobs for farmers and their families: In farming communities, no one is unemployed.
read more about careers in agricultural science here

 

3 Income through farming
Through farming, farmers get money which they use for other purposes, like provision of shelter, children’s education, health care, etc. Farmers arc rich because they spend less money on food since they produce most of the food they eat by themselves.

4. Self-Satisfaction is one of the benefit of agriculture and farming

 

There is joy and satisfaction in seeing and utilizing what one” produces. The psychological satisfaction a farmer

 

as during harvest time cannot be <|ii;in tided. 5. Source of Satisfaction Farming activities afford farmers sources of exercising themselves. The farmer can never be idle any time of the year. He uses his brain as well as his hands often.

 

 

This helps him to overcome emotional stress and build good body physique. Farmers fall sick less often, they are not hypertensive or obsessed. They live longer than other average non-farmers.

 

 

6. Contribution to National Development- read more here
The farmer is the key person in the life and economy of any country. one of the importance of agriculture is that Through the provision of food which sustains life, raw materials for industries and foreign exchange earnings, the farmer helps to build the nation and save it from hunger and diseases. more about agricultural development here

 
STUDY QUESTION
1. (a) List five different courses in Agriculture which one can study in the university in Nigeria. lists of universities in Nigeria
(b) What possible jobs would one engage in after completing each course listed
2. State four benefits that could be derived from choosing farming as a career
3. List five possible vocations one could engage in after studying agriculture. . . 4. Write short notes on the following:

 

a. Agricultural education
b. Agricultural extension
c. Agricultural economics
d. Agricultural engineering

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