Type
Crossword
Description

Things that enter the system of farming Inputs
Farms that keep cattle only Dairy
Farms that only have livestock Patoral
Things produced from the farm Outputs
Activities that change inputs Processes
Farms that specialize in growing fruit and vegetables Horticulture
The type of soil suited to pastoral farming gley soils
The type of soil suited to mos types of farming (eg. farms that grow crops) Brown earths
The type of farming that grows crops (eg. wheat) Arable
What is harvested in summer? Silage
What type of activity is farming? Primary economic
Farming is "labour..........?" intensive

Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Any plant whose fruit, seed etc are used for food. Vegetable
Provide starch and make French fries Potato
a cultivated plant that is grown as food, especially a grain, fruit, or vegetable. Crops
A type of wheat used mainly for macaroni. Durum
The science or practice of farming, cultivation of soils & rearing of animals for food Agriculture
A powerful, motor-driven machine used to pull implements and do other work on the farm. tractor
The product of any of a variety of perennial crops, typically grasses that can be used as feed for ruminant animals. Hay
a cereal plant that is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc. Wheat
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cows
Type of gardening tool. Hoe
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A male sheep. Ram
This oil is used for healthy cooking and baking. Canola
Takes care of bees. Beekeeper
An expert who can give advice on crops and soils Agronomist

Introduction to Horticulture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the science and art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants Horticulture
What is the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products Agriculture
The science, cultivation and production of field crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa. agronomy
The growing and cultivation of trees silviculture
This career includes drawing plans, selecting plants and installing structures like walkways and water features landscape design
The science and practice of propagating, growing, installing, maintaining, and using grasses, annual plants, shrubs, and trees in the landscape landscape nursery
The science of woody plants, such as shrubs and trees arboriculture
latin for enclosed garden hortus
Latin verb that means "to grow" cultura
An owner of a vineyard would be interested in this division of horticulture viticulture
Includes cultivation, processing and sale of fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants and flowers horticulture
Someone that grows flowers would be well versed in this division of horticulture floriculture
Pomology is the science of what type of trees? fruit
Which division of horticulture would I study if I was interested in growing lettuces, eggplants and chives? olericulture

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

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

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

agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

deals with the cultivation of fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops. horticulture
science and practice of producing and livestock from the natural resources of the earth. agriculture
involves knowledge of farm machines and equipment. it also deals with developing new system and practices to address problems facing agriculture. agriculture enginerring
the activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock. farming
a person who studies and experiments with the selection and growth of crop plants and pastures. agronomist
deals with soil management and the growing of crops. agronomy
refers to the technology applied to the keeping for profit. animal production
deals with the business end of farming. agricultural economics
a living organism that feeds on organic matter, typically having specialized sense organs and nervous system and able to respond rapidly to stimuli. animals
studying the biology and animals that are under the control of mankind. animal science

Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

deals with soil management and the growing of crops. agronomy
deals with the cultivation of fruits, vegetables and ornamental crops. horticulture
science and practice of producing and livestock from the natural resources of the earth. agriculture
studying the biology and animals that are under the control of mankind. animal science
refers to the technology applied to the keeping for profit. animal production
deals with the buisness end of farming. agriculture economics
involves knowledge of farm machines and equipment. It also deals with developing new system and practices to address problems facing agriculture. agriculture engineering
the activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock. farming
a person who studies and experiments with the selection and growth of crop plants and pastures. agronomist
a living organism that feeds on organic matter, typically having specialized sense organs and nervous system and able to respond rapidly to stimuli animals

Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who studies and experiments with the selection and growth of crop plants and pastures. Agronomist
The science or practise of farming. Agriculture
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cow
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal used as food. Grain
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A person who studies the origin, managment and use of soils. Soilscientist
A tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable. Carrot
A pale yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. Lemon
A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers. Tractor
A breed of sheep. Merino
Grass that has been mown and dried, often use as sheep food. Hay
Pollination of a flower or plant with pollen from another flower or plant. Crosspollination

Weathering and Erosion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What type of weathering breaks smaller pieces of rock from larger pieces Mechanical
What type of weathering slowly dissolves rock chemical
What is the process in which wind, water, gravity transport soil? Erosion
When farmers change crops to protect nutrient depletion. Crop rotation
When farmers grow a crop between seasons to prevent erosion. cover crop
Creating a series of steps so that farming can occur on a steep hill Terracing
Leaving the previous season's stalks behind to prevent erosion. no till
Refers to the pore space in soil taken up by water or oxygen porosity
Water dissolves and carries nutrients in topsoil to lower layers leaching
The top layer of soil topsoil
The most fertile section of topsoil humus
The layer of rock beneath soil layers bedrock
When water in the air causes chemical change oxidation
Repeated freezing and thawing in cracks of rock ice wedging
Type of weathering in which harder rock weathers less than softer rock differential
When limestone is dissolved underground, you get a... cave
When pollution and rain weather together. acid rain
Grinding away of rock abrasion
Agent of mechanical weathering wind
Agent of chemical weathering water
Living agent of mechanical weathering plants
Rock that is the source of the fragments parent rock
Protecting soil from nutrient loss or erosion soil conservation
When water slows and drops sediment deposition
Deposition that occurs as a body of water slows to flow into another delta
Sediment deposits here when a river overflows its banks (pg.318) floodplain
a fan-shaped deposion on land alluvial fan
As a mountain ages, its peaks become (rounder/sharper) rounder

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