According to Australian statistics bureaus, there were approximately 204,000 farms and 476,000 people employed in agriculture in Australia in 1900. By the 21st century, there were approximately 121,000 farms and 370,000 people employed in agriculture in Australia.
A. Discuss the distribution of agricultural activities in present-day Australia and explain how climate and geography impacts the distribution of those activities.
B. Identify and discuss TWO explanations for the decrease in the number of farms and farmers in Australia from 1900 to the 21st century.
C. Identify and describe ONE benefit of modern agriculture and ONE disadvantage of modern agriculture in Australia.