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Unformatted text preview: Summary and Questions from 323 Lectures Jordan lectures and possible questions How did the fall 2011 “Top Five List” Compare with the average for previous lectures? How do you get from awareness to a problem to a solution for the problem? Compare life expectancy, male/female literacy, and agricultural labor force for Ghana, Haiti, Mozambique, Liberia, United States, and the West Bank? How does literacy affect extension of technology related to food production and handling? What ten issues does a US farmer consider? • Climate • Soil Resouces • urbanization (city like) • Markets • Production cost • cash flow • regulatory issues • labor pool • farm programs What are the three components of the Land Grant system and how many different types of “land grants” do we have in the US (what are they?) • Research Mandate • Academic or teaching • Extention or outreach • Morrell and smith lever act What are the benefits and costs to improved technology when it comes to the Full Belly sheller? • increase yield per unit area • Less time involved in producing a crop Why are peanut a good food source and a good component of crop production systems? • good source of protein • helpful in environment bc nitrogen fixation • system balance • relative stress tolerance What are 4 reasons why peanut yields might be low per unit area in some countries? What are 4 reasons why peanut yields might be low per unit area in some countries?...
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- Fall '11
- crop production systems, important crop production, USAID Peanut CRSP