Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture refers to farming practices that ensure the viability of land resources, animal and human welfare, and economic profitability.

Conceptualizing Sustainable Agriculture: Part 1

Wed, 2012-08-29 11:26

The agricultural industry in the United States has rapidly evolved over the past few decades from smaller family-owned farms to more expansive, commercial farms. Advancements in technology, mechanization, specialization, and government policies for maximum production quotas have systematically contributed to farming practices that have negatively impacted consumers, animals, and the environment.