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Kiana Papin

Period 1
Kuby Case Study Activity 1
Cattle
A capital-intensive, commercial, intensive land-use system in which cattle are raised in
feedlots with automatic feeding, watering, and ventilation systems.
Location: Kansas, United States
An extensive commercial system in which cattle are raised on the open range using
natural grasslands as pasture.
Location: Colorado, United States
An extensive subsistence system in arid regions in which cattle are herded nomadically
among different locations of water and natural pastures.
Location: Africa
An extensive commercial system in humid tropical regions in which settlers clear patches
of rain forest, plain grass, and graze cattle.
Location: South America
Wheat
A capital-intensive, commercial, extensive production system for growing and harvesting
wheat.
Location: Washington/Southern Canada/North Dakota
Precipitation per year: 12-20 inches
A capital-intensive, commercial, extensive system for irrigating wheat fields.
Location: United States
Precipitation per year: 20-40 inches
A labor-intensive subsistence/commercial system for growing and harvesting wheat.
Location: Asia, Northeast India, Bangladesh
Precipitation per year: 40-80 inches
A labor-intensive subsistence system for irrigating wheat fields.
Location: Fertile Crescent, modern day Iraq
Precipitation per year: 0-4 inches
Rice
A labor-intensive, subsistence/commercial, intensive land-use system in which rice is
cultivated in rice paddy fields on flat land.
Location: China
Development-level: Lower-middle income economies
A labor-intensive, subsistence/commercial, intensive land-use system in which rice is
cultivated in terraced hillside rice paddies.
Location: Southeast Asia, India
Development-level: Low income economies
A capital-intensive, commercial, extensive land-use system for cultivating and harvesting
rice.

Location: California
Development-level: High income economies
A somewhat capital-intensive, commercial, highly intensive land-use system for
cultivating and harvesting rice.
Location: Japan
Development-level: High income economies
A labor-intensive, extensive, subsistence system in humid tropical regions in which
settlers slash and burn patches of rain forest and plant rice.
Location: South Pacific
Development-level: Low income economies
Bananas
A labor-intensive, commercial, intensive land-use system in which bananas are grown in
corporate plantations.
Location: Costa Rica
Climate: Semiarid
A subsistence system in which banana trees are grown in villages as supplemental food
sources.
Location: Ecuador
Climate: No dry season
A capital-intensive commercial system in which bananas are grown in geothermally
heated greenhouse.
Location: Iceland
Climate: Tundra and ice
Vegetables
A commercial, intensive land-use system in which seasonal vegetables are grown on
truck farms for nearby cities.
Location: Northeast, United States
Agricultural Region: Fruit, truck, and specialized crop
A capital-intensive, commercial, intensive land-use system in which vegetables are
cultivated hydroponically in soilless containers in greenhouses.
Location: United States
Agricultural Region: Dairying
A large-scale, labor-intensive, commercial, intensive land-use system for cultivating and
harvesting vegetables using migrant workers.
Location: West United States
Agricultural Region: Livestock ranching
A labor-intensive, subsistence/commercial, intensive land-use system for vegetables in
small, backyard, urban plots.
Location: Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe
Agricultural Region: Subsistence crop and livestock farming
A labor-intensive, subsistence, intensive land-use system for growing vegetables in desert
oasis.
Location: Northern Africa

Agricultural Region: Nomadic and semi-nomadic herding


Seafood
A capital-intensive commercial system in which fish are caught in a trawl net, processed,
and frozen aboard a factory ship.
Location: Northeast Atlantic Ocean/based in Rhode Island
Development level: High income economies
A capital-intensive commercial aquaculture system in which fish are raised in tanks.
Location: Japan
Development level: High income economies
A commercial system in which a moderate amount of capital and labor are used to catch
lobsters in traps using medium-sized boats.
Location: Maine coastline
Development level: High income economies
A labor-intensive subsistence/commercial system in which fish are caught in small
canoes.
Location: Tip of India
Development level: Low income economies
Hogs
A capital-intensive, large-scale, commercial, intensive land-use, agribusiness system in
which hogs are raised in feedlots with mechanized feeding, watering, and ventilation
systems.
Location: Midwest Corn Belt
Subsistence: not the leading way of life (not shaded on map)
An extensive subsistence system of hunting wild boars.
Location: Island of New Guinea
Subsistence: subsistence crop farming is leading way of life
A subsistence production system in which village food waste is fed to domesticated freerange hogs.
Location: South Pacific (specifically Tonga)
Subsistence: not the leading way of life (not shaded on map)
A medium-scale, commercial, mixed production system in which family farmers grow
corn and use some of it to feed hogs.
Location: Corn Belt
Subsistence: not the leading way of life (not shaded on map)
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Labor-intensive agricultural systems
seafood production in India
banana production in Costa Rica
rice production in China
Capital-intensive agricultural systems
hogs production in Midwest
seafood production in Japan
bananas production in Iceland

Intensive agricultural systems


vegetables production in Northeast United States
rice production in Southeast Asia; India
cattle production in Kansas (United States)
Extensive agricultural systems
cattle production in South America
wheat production in United States
hogs production in Island of New Guinea
Commercial agricultural systems
rice production in California
seafood production in Maine
hogs production in midwest
Subsistence agricultural systems
wheat production in Fertile Crescent
bananas production in Ecuador
hogs production in south Pacific
Irrigated agricultural systems
wheat production in fertile crescent
wheat production in United States