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Traditional vs. Modern Agriculture

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on 28 March 2015

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Transcript of Traditional vs. Modern Agriculture

Traditional vs. Modern Agriculture
Pros and Cons of Modern Agriculture
Pros:
-faster than traditional agriculture
-yields more crops
-equipment lasts longer than animals
Definitions
-Traditional Agriculture:
traditional agriculture included the use of animals instead of machines, and also used more simple methods to plant, collect, and sell the crops planted.

-Modern Agriculture:
modern agriculture uses hybrid seeds of the same plant, technologically advanced equipment, and uses pesticides.

-Sustainable Agriculture:
sustainable agriculture is any environmentally friendly farming method that preserves ecological balance.
Time Line of Traditional and Modern Agriculture Throughout the 17th and 18th Centuries
https://www.agclassroom.org/gan/timeline/farm_tech.htm#top
Pros and Cons of Traditional Agriculture
Pros:
-Keeps natural resources open
-Employs more people than just farmers
-more reliable than machines
Cons:
-Farmers are suffering because of poor economy
-Farmers don't make much money
-A lot of pollution
Cons:
-more expensive for repairs and for equipment
-still uses some pesticides, so not entirely eco-friendly
-harder to start a farm because of the start-up price
Methods of Modern and Traditional Agriculture
Traditional:
-used horses and other animals to pull plows and other equipment
-seeds saved from previous crop
-mechanical pest control
-limited use of fertilizer
Modern:
-no-till farming
-hybrid seeds
-integrated pest management (pesticides and naturally pest-resistant crops)
-uses genetics and genetic modification
-organic crop and livestock production
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