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a primary industry.
a secondary industry.
a tertiary industry.
Nomadic farming is:
when a farmer stays in the same location all the time.
when a farmer moves from one place to another.
when a farmer does not know the name of his herd.
Subsistence farming is when:
crops and animals are produced by a farmer to feed their family.
the farmer uses substances on his crops to make them grow better.
the farmer sells his crops to others.
Pastoral farming is when:
the farmer is caring towards those that work for him.
the farmer rears animals.
the farmer grows crops.
Physical factors help determine the type of farming which takes place in a certain area. Physical factors include:
Proximity to market
Availability of chemical fertiliser
The relief of the area
Cambridgeshire is a good area for growing arable crops. One reason is because it is an area of:
Poor quality soil
Low lying land
Farm diversification does NOT include:
selling produce by creating a farm shop on site.
running a bed and breakfast in the farm house.
increasing the number of animals in the herd.
Organic farming is:
is the same as free range farming.
uses chemical pesticides and feed additives.
a form of farming which uses biological pest control and crop rotation
One positive aspect of organic farming is that:
biodiversity increases with fewer chemicals which harm bees and other insects.
more produce is damaged by pests.
weed control is time consuming as weeds are often removed mechanically.