Agriculture in USA

Agriculture in USA A Brief History of U.S.A Agriculture Almost 150 years have passed since U.S. public-sector agricultural research and development (R&D) began in earnest with the establishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the passage of the Morrill Land Grant College Act in 1862, to be followed 25 years later by the passage […]

Agriculture in United Arab Emirates

Agriculture in United Arab Emirates Only about 81,000 hectares (200,000 acres) of land are cultivated. About 24% of cultivated land is used to grow vegetables, 30% fruit, 10% feed crops, and 36% for other uses. The most productive region is Ra’s al-Khaimah, which receives underground water supplies from the nearby mountains of Oman and which […]

Agriculture in Japan

Agriculture in Japan Because arable land is scarce and consequently valuable, relatively little acreage is used for livestock. Nevertheless, Japan in 2006 had 9.62 million pigs, 4.39 million cattle, and 281 million poultry birds. The arable land is divided into small farms and almost 70 per cent of this land consists of farms of 1 […]

Agriculture in Iran

Agriculture in Iran The rural economy, for millennia the economic and social basis for all Persian governments, is characterized by a series of ecological and economic restraints that have hampered its development. While the natural limitations of the country have effects on the extent of agriculturally usable land and the kinds of crops grown, the […]

Agriculture in India

Agriculture in India Roughly, half of all Indians still derive their livelihood directly from agriculture. That proportion only relatively recently has been declining from levels that were fairly consistent throughout the 20th century.  The area cultivated, however, has risen steadily and has come to encompass considerably more than half of the country’s total area, a proportion matched by […]

Agriculture in Germany

Agriculture in Germany The Federal Republic of Germany (hereafter referred to as Germany), is situated in central Europe and has a land area of 357 092 km2. Germany is divided geographically into the Northern German Plain, the Central Upland Range, the Southwest German Central Upland Scarps, the South German Alpine Foreland and the Bavarian Alps. […]

Agricultural in China

Agricultural in China China feeds 22 percent of the world population with only seven percent of the planet’s arable land. Land is heavily utilized for agriculture. Vegetables are planted on road embankments, in traffic triangles and right up the walls of many buildings. Even so, since 1949 China has lost one fifth of its arable […]

Agricultural Markets and Trade Canada

Agricultural Markets and Trade Canada Since the Second World War, increases in income and the prevalence of dual-income families, together with the broad ethnic mix in the country’s population as well as desires for food variety and healthy foods, have contributed to increased demand for pre-prepared or convenience foods, ethnic foods and fresh fruits and vegetables. […]

Agriculture in the Afghan Economy

Agriculture in the Afghan Economy The Macro Setting Afghanistan’s economic growth averaged 9.4 percent per year between 2003 and 2012. Part of this exceptional growth performance can be explained by the high level of aid Afghanistan received in the past decade, which raised aggregate demand for goods, services, and construction. Official development aid and military […]
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