Technology has led to tractors and other vehicles that allow fewer farmers to handle much larger fields. Pesticides prevent a significant amount of crop loss due to weeds and insects, and advanced genetic engineering has... More »

Advantages of technology in agriculture include expediting crop production rate and crop quantity, which in turn reduces costs of production for farmers and food costs for consumers, and even makes crops more nutritious ... More »

Technology provides a buffer that protects vulnerable humans from the environment. The use of technology is so characteristic of human beings that paleoanthropologists have classified human ancestors by the tools that we... More »

Intensive subsistence agriculture is a method of agriculture where farmers get more food per acre compared to other subsistence farming methods. This allows farmers to make the most of each harvest. More »

Advantages of technology in agriculture include expediting crop production rate and crop quantity, which in turn reduces costs of production for farmers and food costs for consumers, and even makes crops more nutritious ... More »

Subsistence farming is a form of agriculture that is intended to provide a self-sufficient lifestyle for the farmers and their families. The livestock and crops are harvested in order to support family requirements only,... More »

Subsistence agriculture is a farming practice meant to provide self-sufficiency for farmers and their families. It is meant to provide all they need to live simply and comfortably. More »