Branches of Agriculture

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Agriculture is composed of five specialized branches. The five branches are:

  1. Agronomy; Agronomy deals with soil management and the growing of crops.
  2. Horticulture; Horticulture deals with the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and ornamental crops.
  3. Agricultural Engineering; Agricultural engineering involves knowledge of farm machines and equipment. It also deals with developing new systems and practices to address problems facing agriculture.
  4. Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Economics deals with the business end of farming.
  5. Animal Science; Animal Science is basically the breeding and caring of animal for specific purposes, such as for there meat, milk and/or fur.

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