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Most of today’s food is produced by industrial agriculture and that’s a problem.
Industrialized agriculture essentially turns farms into a factories, requiring inputs like synthetic fertilizers, chemical pesticides, large amounts of irrigation water, and fossil fuels to produce outputs like genetically modified crops (corn, soy, wheat) and livestock (meat, poultry, pork) by mechanized production means.
All of this leads to a unsustainable and outdated system that’s heavily dependent on fossil fuels and chemical pesticides, which has dangerous hidden costs. Industrialized agriculture is depleting our nation’s topsoil at such an extreme rate, experts warn we have fewer than 60 harvests left if we don’t...Read details...
Most of today’s food is produced by industrial agriculture and that’s a problem
How is efficiency a problem? Farms always were factories based upon the available technology of the region and times. It's because of modern efficiency we allow for food to be available to as many people as possible for extremely low costs compared to prior times
Just click bait articles now? Such garbage. As a participating player, you should really make sure your "facts" are correct. This is just shoddy "journalism".
Come on TechCrunch, make your editors do some work!
Farm Babe SciBabe
Good on you TechCrunch. Regenerative agriculture is our only option and contrary to popular belief, it's more efficient than our industrial system.
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