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 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 »

Among the multiple forms of technology used in agriculture are machinery, cooling, plant genetics, modern transportation methods and the synthetic development of animal feeds. Machine use is probably the most common, wit... More »

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One of the advantages of commercial farming is that it significantly increases food production, allowing local consumers to buy the same quantity of food for a lower price. Intensive commercial farming, however, uses var... 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 »

Modern agriculture has vastly increased the amount of food that farms are capable of producing with great gains in efficiency, but it can also have a major negative impact on the environment. Large-scale farms are vital ... More »

Advantages of genetically modified food products include reliable crops, more food for hungry populations and less need for pesticides. Some potential dangers of GM food products are possible damage to internal organs, u... More »