AGRY 285 Week 13

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AGRY 285 Week 13
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  1. Food Security
    • Physcial
    • economic access to
    • sufficient
    • safe
    • nutritious
  2. Undernutrition
    • prolonged low levels of food intake
    • low absorption of food consumed
    • e.g. lack of vit. or energy
  3. Undernourishment/Chronic Hunger
    • Don't get 1800 kcal/day
    • affected by many characteristics
  4. Grand Challenge for Ag
    • Double global food, feed, fiber, and fuel production on existing farmland within this century. 
    • Enable food security
    • use resources more efficiently
    • enhance soil, water and air quality, biodiversity and ecosystem health
    • economically viable and socially responsible
  5. A developing Nation is Characterized by:
    (food security)
    • Rural
    • hungry
    • lack health & education
    • lack infrsturture
    • markets small & widely dispersed
    • government collapsed and armed conflict
  6. Commercial v. Subsistence
    • Commercial:
    • small % of pop
    • high input
    • large farms
    • Subsistence:
    • large % of pop
    • low/no input
    • small farm size
  7. Conservation for Commercial
    • IPM
    • Crop nutrient management
    • Conservation tillage
    • Conservation buffers
  8. Subsistence Conservation
    • retention of crop residue
    • restricting land tillage
    • land preparation
    • micro-dose fertility program
    • Crop rotation and intercropping
  9. Organic doesn't have
    • Pesticides
    • Synthetic fertlizers
    • sewage sludge
    • genetically modified organisms
    • ionizing radiation

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