Type
Word Search
Description

urban farming
permaculture
organic
biotechnology
Green revolution
soil erosion
hydroponics
aeorponics
irrigation
famine
deficit
surplus
food insecurity
food security
Agribusiness
fracking
carbon footprint
food miles
undernutrition
Resource

Farming Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Food
USDA
Green Revolution
Pesticides
Precision Farming
Production
Meat Farms
Fish Farms
Commercial Farm
Subsistence Farm
Harvesting
Livestock
Sheep Husbandry
Sericulture
Poultry Farming
Pig Farming
Organic
Orchadry
Integrated
Dairy
Contract
Aquaculure
Alligator
Compost
Crop Rotation
Fields
GMO
Agribusiness
Crops
Fertile Crescent
Farmers
Planting
Seeds
Farming
Agriculture
Soil System

Agriscience Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All jobs relating in some way to plants, animals, and renewable natural resources Agriscience
Activities concerned with the production of plants and animals, and the related supplies, services, mechanics, products, processing, and marketing Agriculture
Commercial firms that have developed with or stem out of agriculture Agribusiness
Application of science to an industrial or commercial objective Technology
Raising of finfish, shellfish, and other aquatic animals under controlled conditions. Aquaculture
Application of enginerring principles in agricultural settings. AgEngineering
Use of modern principles and practices in animal growth and management. AnimalScienceTech
Use of modern principles in growing and managing crops CropScience
The study of the properties and management of soil to grow plants. SoilScience
Use of cells or components of cells to produce products or processes. Biotechnology
Abreviation for pest control program based on multiple-control practices. IPM
Food that has been grown wthout the use of certain chemical pesticides. OrganicFood
All aspects of water conservation and management. WaterResources
Space and mass around us. Environment
The turfgrass plant and soil immediately below it. Turf
Basic science of the plant and the animal kingdoms. Biology
Science dealing with the characteristics of elements or simple substances. Chemistry
Chemistry as it applies to living matter. Biochemistry
Science of insect life. Entomology
Science of soils and field crops. Agronomy
The science of producing, processing, and marketing fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. Horticulture
Plants used for their appearance. Ornamentals
Animal growth, care, and management. AnimalSciences
Management of agricultural resources, including farms and agribusinesses. AgEconomics
Teaching and program management in agriculture AgEducation
Type of resources provided by nature that can replace themselves. Renewable

Exploring Ag Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

resources provided by nature that can replace there self. Renewable Natural Resources
Study of the properties and management of soil to grow plants. Soil Science
The turf grass plant and soil immediately below it also, grass used for sector it live of or soil holding purpose. Turf
Management of agriculture resources including farms. Agricultural Economics
Application as science to an industrial or commercial objective. Technology
The science of producing processing and marketing fruit. Horticulture
All aspects of water conservation and management. Water Resources
Application engineering principles in agricultural setting. Agricultural Enginnering
Use of modern principles in growing and managing corn. Crop Science
Teaching and program management in agribusiness. Agricultural Education
Raising a finish, shellfish and other aquatic animals under controlled conditions. Aquaculture
Pest control program based on multiple control practices. Integrated Pest Management
Commercial firms that have developed with or stems out of agriculture. Agribusiness
Chemistry as it applies to living matter. Biochemistry
Space and mass around us. Environment
Use of modern principles and practices in animal growth and management. Animal Science Technology
Use of electronics and ultramodern equipment. High Technology
All jobs relating insome way to plant, animals and renewable natural resources. Antiscience
Science of fruits vegetables and ornamental plants. Ornamental
Science of dealing with the characteristics elements of simple substances. Chemistry
Science of insect life. Entomology
Management of the characteristics transmitter from one generation to another. Biotechnology
Science of soils and field crops. Agronomy
Basic science of the plant and the animal kingdom. Biology
Actives concerned with the production of plants and animals and the related supplies. Agriculture
Animal growth, can and management. Animal Science
Food that has been growth without the use of certain chemical pesticides. Organic Food

Ancient Mesopotamia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

collection of Babylonian Laws Hammurabi's Code
territories and people under one ruler empire
extremem hunger from lack of food famine
belief in one god monotheism
belief in many gods polytheism
type of writing with wedges and curves carved in clay cuneiform
a person who writes down information scribe
community with its own seperate governmane city-state
an amount more than what is needed surplus
soil that is carried down river and settles in the bottom of the river silt
area between the tigris river and euphrates river fertilecresecent
creation of waterways to carry water to crops irrigation
buying, selling, or exchanging goods trade
period when men made weapons and tools from a mixture of copper and tin bronzeage
person who studies prehistoric people and their cultures archaelogist
dwelling place for the gods ziggurat
farming including growing crops and lraising livestock agriculture
society with cities, government, workers, social classes civilization

APES- Chapter 12 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Define: People have access to enough nutritious food to live active and healthy lives. Food security
The #1 Cause of food insecurity is? Poverty
Define: A problem in developed countries; obesity; Excess body fat from too many calories and not enough exercise. Overnutrition
Define: Form of agriculture where heavy equipment is used alongside large use of fossil fuels, commercial fertilizers, and pesticides; main goal of this type of agriculture is to increase crop yield. Industrialized Agriculture
Process of genetically altering an organism’s DNA (GMOs) to have favorable traits is known as? Genetic Engineering
Define: The process of growing several crops on the same plot of land simultaneously; opposite of monoculture. Polyculture
__________ -and-burn agriculture involves the process of cutting and clearing land and then burning the area to restore nutrients into soil and reduce soil erosion. slash
Define: The process of raising marine and freshwater fish in ponds and underwater cages; blue revolution. Aquaculture
The 3 systems of food supply include: rangelands/feedlots, oceanic fisheries/aquaculture, and _________. Croplands
Political upheaval, _______, corruption, and bad weather can all cause food insecurity. War
The main goal of the _________ _____________ was to increase crop yields. Green Revolution
Soil conservation methods including terracing, contour planting, strip cropping, alley cropping, and windbreaks are all ways to reduce soil _______. erosion
_________ are chemicals used to kill or control populations of pests. Pesticides
First generation pesticides were borrowed and produced from plants, while second generation pesticides are produced in ________. Labs
Define: An urban area where people have little to no easy access to nutritious food. Food Desert
Deficiencies of protein and key nutrients is known as chronic _____________. Malnutrition
The process of growing plants inside a greenhouse with water troughs and recycling the water and using it to water plants by “artificial rainfall” is known as? Hydroponics
The 3 main grain crops are: wheat, rice, and _______. Corn
In plantation agriculture, ____________ ________ such as bananas, tobacco, etc. are grown for profit. Plantation agriculture is primarily in less-developed countries. cash crops
Traditional ________________ agriculture relies on low-input polyculture and relies on human labor and draft animals to produce enough food for a family. Subsistence

Agricultural Careers Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Food engineer
feedlot operator
Food researcher
Animal geneticist
Agronomist
Irrigation engineer
Forester
Animal Breeder
Gardener
Soil Scientist
Livestock Auctioneer
Pesticide Technician
Greenhouse Manager
Floral Designer
Agricultural Mechanic
Veterinarian
Park Ranger
Farmer
Landscaper
Agriculture Teacher

Careers in Agriculture Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

AGRIBUSINESS MANAGER
AGRICULTURE INSURANCE AGENT
AGRICULTURE LAWYER
ANIMAL BEHAVIORIST
ANIMAL PATHOLOGIST
ANIMAL TRAINER
ARBORIST
ARTIFICAL INSEMINATOR
AVAIN VETERINARIAN
BEEF PRODUCER
BEEKEEPER
BIOTERRORISM SPECIALIST
BOTANIST
CHRISTMAS TREE FARMER
COMMODITIES BROKER
CONSULTING FORESTER
ECOLOGIST
ELECTRICIAN
ENTOMOLOGIST
ENVIROMENTAL SCIENTIST
EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
EXTENSION SPECIALIST
FARM APPRAISER
FARM MANAGER
FARM SUPPLY STORE OPERATOR
FENCING CONTRACTOR
FISHERIES SCIENTIST
FISH HATCHERY MANAGER
FLORAL DESIGNER
FLORIST
FOOD SCIENTIST
FORESTER
FOREST RANGER
FRUIT AND NUT PRODUCER
GAME ANIMAL FARMER
GAME WARDEN
GARDEN CENTER MANAGER
GENETICIST
GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT
GREENHOUSE MANAGER
GREENSKEEPER
GROUNDS MANAGER
HORSE TRAINER
HORTICULTURE SCIENTIST
HUNTING AND FISHING GUIDE
INTERIOR LANDSCAPER
IRRIGATION SPECIALIST
LABORTORY TECHNICIAN
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
LANDSCAPE CONTRACOR
LAND USE SPECIALIST
LAWNCARE SPECIALIST
LIVESTOCK BROKER
LOGGING SPECIALIST
LUMBER SALES
NURSERY MANAGER
ORGANIC FARMER
PET CARE WORKER
PICK YOUR OWN PRODUCER
POULTRY PRODUCER
PRODUCE DEALER
REPRODUCTION PHYSIOLOGIST
RESEARCH FORESTER
SMALL ANIMAL BREEDER
SOIL CONSERVATIONIST
SOIL SCIENTIST
SURVEYOR
SWINE PRODUCER
TIMBER PROCUREMENT FORESTER
TOXICOLOGIST
TREE SERGEON
TURF GROWER
TURF MANAGER
TURF SCIENTIST
VEGETABLE FARMER
VETERINARIAN
VETERINARIAN ASSISTANT
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN
VITICULTURIST
WASTE MANAGEMENT
WATER SPECIALIST
WELDER
WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST
ZOOKEEPER
ZOOLOGIST

Soil and Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tool used to determine soil texture SOILTRIANGLE
_______ is parallel to the crust and is made up of layers SOILHORIZON
Method of farming used on the sides of mountains to increase amount of crops grown TERRACING
_____ is the process of removing trees from a habitat DEFORESTATION
Caused by excessive rain or over cropping SOILEROSION
Chemicals used to kill any insects trying to eat crops INSECTICIDES
Man made crops designed to produce more food (controversial) GMOS
_________ are used to stop the growth of fungus and bacteria in crops FUNGICIDE
Fences or trees strategically placed to stop the flow of wind are called WINDBREAKS
Plowing along the contours of land to prevent erosion CONTOURPLOWING
_______ is the process of changing crops yearly to maintain nutrients in the soil CROPROTATION
_______ happens with water forces fertilizer from its original position FERTILIZERRUNOFF
When crops do no receive the nutrition UNDERNUTRITION
Revolution that recently occurred that brought GMOS to the market GREENREVOLUTION
Process of which water completely fill an area WATERLOGGING
the layer of untouched rock located above the bedrock RIGOLITH
Very top layer of the soil horizon OHORIZON
Second layer from the top layer of soil AHORIZON
Lowest layer of all the soil horizons CHORIZON
The growing of one type of crop in a given area MONOCULTURE

Unit 5: Food Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

planting rows of trees at wide spacing Alley cropping
capable of producing crops; suitable for farming; suited to the plow and for tillage arable land
units of energy Calories
The main types of nutrients Carbohydrates
yellow, red, or bluish-gray in color and often forming an impermeable layer in the soil. Clay
the practice of tilling sloped land along lines of consistent elevation contour farming
process in which fertile land becomes desert Desertification
Process of eroding or eroded by wind Erosion
scarcity of food famine
a farm on which large numbers of livestock are raised indoors factory farming
organic component of soil Humus
watering of land to make it ready for agriculture irrigation
any one of various substances that contain fat lipids
soil that is good for growing plants loam
cutting and preparing the timber logging
substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms Macronutrients
lack of protein nutrition Malnutrition
substance required in trace amount for normal growth micronutrients
a way of growing crops No Till Farming
matter composed of organic compounds coming from remains of organisms Organic matter
Letting livestock graze land so heavily that the soil loses fertility Overgrazing
destructive insect Pest
chemical substance produced and released into the environment by an animal Pheromones
A substance found in foods that are important to human diets Proteins
the draining of water Runoff
A build up of salt in soil Salinization
fine sand, clay silt
the growing of a cultivated crop Strip cropping
extracting minerals near the surface of the Earth Surface mining
reduces erosion on steep by cutting ridges Terracing
top layer of soil Topsoil

Challenge of Resource Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A measure of all the greenhouse gases we individually produce (6, 9) carbon footprint
Energy generated by heat stored deep in the Earth geothermal
Type of water that comes from people's homes that can be put to good use (e.g. irrigating plants, flushing toilets) grey
Where the water demand is greater than the supply (5, 7) Water deficit
Where the supply of water is more than the demand (5, 7) Water surplus
A type of renewable energy. Requires photovoltaic cells (5, 5) Solar power
Application of business skills to agriculture agribusiness
The distance covered by supplying food to consumers (4, 5) food miles
The process of extracting oil or gas from underground stores by injecting liquid at high pressure fracking
Type of farming which does not include the use of chemicals, such as pesticides and fertilisers organic
Has the highest water use in the UK, followed by domestic and agriculture industry
The movement of water from an area of surplus to an area of deficit (5, 8, 6) water transfer schemes
Sustainable water management that filters our pollutants from rain water. Found on new buildings (5, 5) green roofs
Fossil fuel that supplies the majority of energy in the UK coal
Type of renewable energy where vegetation is used to generate electricity biomass
Water pumped from rivers, lakes, and underground stores takes place at a rate faster than it is being replenished (4-11) over-abstraction
A risk of water insecurity, comes from using polluted water, e.g. cholera (10, 8) waterborne disease
Type of energy from water (5-8, 5) hydro-electric power
The removal of salt and minerals from sea water desalination
Meeting the present day need for safe, reliable and affordable water, which minimises the adverse effects on the environment, without compromising the needs of future generations (11, 5, 6) sustainable water supply