Discover the exciting world of agriculture through EXPLORING AGRISCIENCE, Fifth Edition, the resource that continues to inspire and inform middle school students across the nation. The new, updated Fifth Edition of this respected text combines a strong grounding in fundamentals with information on the latest advances in the field and current opportunities in agricultural education programs. This comprehensive guide will open your eyes to all agriscience has to offer, including soil, plants, and row crops; floriculture, forest science, and landscaping; livestock, dairy, and poultry industries; aquaculture and companion animals; hand tools; small engine operation; and more. In addition, information on topics such as organic agriculture, biofuels, and biotechnology-and an all-new chapter on urban agriculture-introduces you to the trends and developments shaping the industry today, as well as promising initiatives for the future.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 1520 g
Dimensions: 276 x 218 x 33 mm
Edition: 5th edition