Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Evolution of Modern Agriculture

The Evolution of Agriculture

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller discussed the evolution of agriculture in Texas and current trends and challenges.

Description

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller discussed the evolution of agriculture in Texas and current trends and challenges.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • According to Mr. Miller, what is meant by subsistence farming?
  • How did the mechanization of farming change the industry?
  • How has technology impacted the techniques used in modern agriculture?
  • What are current challenges in agriculture?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Agriculture
    • Combine
    • Commodity
    • Drone
    • Farming
    • Global Position System
    • Hydroponic
    • Livestock
    • Mechanization
    • Ranching
    • Subsistence Farming
    • Urban Encroachment

    Topics

    Environmental Policy & Land UseGeography

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity