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  • Subsistence Agriculture
  • Features of Subsistence Agriculture
  • Commercial Agriculture
  • Features of Commercial Agriculture

Today, there are two divisions of agriculture; subsistence, and commercial agriculture.

Let’s take a look at both types of agriculture.

Subsistence Agriculture:

Subsistence farming is defined as the type of agriculture that is concerned with the production of food for the farmers and their families. It is a system of farming whereby a farmer cultivates crops and rears animals in order to produce food for use by himself and his family only.

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Features of Subsistence Farming:

The features of subsistence farming include the following:


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