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Rabu, 24 Agustus 2011


Industrial farming is a form of modern farming that refers to the industrialized production of livestock, poultry, fish, and crops. The methods of industrial agriculture are technoscientific, economic, and political. They include innovation in agricultural machinery and farming methods, genetic technology, techniques for achieving economies of scale in production, the creation of new markets for consumption, the application of patent protection to genetic information, and global trade. These methods are widespread in developed nations and increasingly prevalent worldwide. Most of the meat, dairy, eggs, fruits, and vegetables available in supermarkets are produced using these methods of industrial agriculture.

Industrial agriculture =

a. rapidly deteriorated soils, requiring continuous movement to new croplands
b. increased the ability to obtain more food from the same area
c. improved soils permanently, providing more food from less space
d. is necessary today for all cultures
e. had no impact on agriculture