Agriculture Alphabet

Written By Thomas Powell
is for avocados. Avocados are green fruit
that is picked by hand. They also make
delicious guacamole.
is for bee. They pollinate our crops so we
will be able to eat them. They also drink nectar to
make honey.
is for crops. Crops are plants that we
plant for food. They feed animals and humans.
is for deer. Deer are wild animals that are
hunted for their meat. People also use their skin to make
leather gloves.
is for emu. Emu are birds that cannot fly and
look like ostriches. They produce oil that people use for
their skin.
is for farmland. Farmland is usually rich in
minerals and nutrients. We plant seeds in farmland so
we can grow food.
is for goats. Goats can be milked, but do
not produce very much milk. Their milk can be used to
make cheese.
is for hay. Hay is prairie grass that has
been cut. The hay is then given to farm animals to feed
is for incubator. In an incubator, there is heat
generated and eggs are put in it. The heat acts like a nest
and lets the eggs hatch into chickens.
is for jalapeno. Jalapeno’s are a type of pepper.
They are really, really hot and spicy.
is for kernel. Kernels are corn seeds. They
grow on the ear of corn and are taken off when someone
needs to plant corn.
is for llama. Llamas’ are relatives of camels,
except without the hump. They also spit a lot.
is for mulefoot hogs. Mulefoot hog
meat is darker then regular pig meat. Their feet has their
two toes fused into one.
is for nighttime. At night, farm animals
are sleeping. During the night, raccoons and possum try
to steal the animal’s food.
is for organic farming. Organic farming
uses only organic materials. Organic farmers do not use
pesticides to fertilize their crops.
is for pasteurization. Pasteurization kills the
germs in our milk. If we did not pasteurize then we
would probably get sick from drinking milk.
is for “Quack.” The animal that says this
is the duck. A duck’s feathers are sometimes used for
pillow stuffing.
is for rainfall. When it rains, people record
how many inches it has rains. Then at the end of the
year, all of the inches are added up for yearly rainfall.
is for sheep. Sheep are sheared for their wool.
Their wool is then used to make clothing.
is for turnip. Turnips are grown in the
ground and are pulled up like carrots. They were once
used to make jack-o-lanterns.
is for USDA. They check meat that come
from animals. If they did not check it, we would be sick
from infected meat.
is for vaccine. Vaccines are medicine that
are given to animals or humans. They help us so we will
not catch sicknesses.
is for watermelon. Watermelon are
juicy, and have lots of seeds. Watermelon is great for
cooling down on a summer day.
is for xerophilic. They are types of fungus.
These fungus grow in dry environments.
is for year. Farmers start planting seeds
in the spring each year. They do not pick their crops
until the fall at the end of the year.
is for zucchini. Zucchini are vegetables that
gardeners grow. Zucchini are also used in bread.

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