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History of Agriculture ] Agriculture in Post War Britain ] Population Pressure ] Agricultural Decline ] Land use & production ]

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A History of Agriculture:  How and why agriculture started

Learning Outcomes :

  1. Describe the origins of agriculture

  2. Explain the advantages of agriculture over hunter gathering systems

Agriculture in post-war Britain:  The production orientation of agriculture

Learning Outcomes :

  1. Discuss agricultural advances in the last 50 years

  2. Explain the changes in cereal yields since the 1940s

Population Pressures: The pressures of population on food production and the environment

Learning Outcomes :

  1. Construct an argument as to why population control is imperative for sustainable development

  2.  Outline the demographic and financial issues associated with population growth

The Decline of UK Agriculture: The decline in holdings, tenanted farms and farm incomes

Learning Outcomes :

  1. Quantify changes in UK farm incomes in the last 40 years

  2.  Explain and support with evidence, the potential changes in farm structures in the UK over the next 10 years 

Land Use and Agricultural Production: Recent UK statistics & detailed input/output figures

Learning Outcomes :

  1. Quantify the changes in UK land-use over the last 40 years

  2.  Explain the potential changes in farm structures in the UK in the next 10 years together with factual reasoning


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