This new volume explores a wide variety of topics in modern agriculture.
This new volume explores a wide variety of topics in modern agriculture. From the use of big data and new technologies for monitoring water levels and weather, and the use of biotechnology in seed production and new non-chemical ways to control pests and weeds, this volume provides students and researchers with new and interesting ways to look at agricultural production in modern society. Will our farmers be able to produce enough food to support the growing population? What is the future of our water supply and our soil health? How will climate change affect agricultural production? How do sustainable practices affect prices and growth rates?
In over 120 articles, Principles of Modern Agriculture addresses topics including:
- Soil Science
- Climate Change
- Organic Farming
- Animal Husbandry
- Dairy Farming
- Genetically Modified Organisms
- Organic Labeling Standards
- Import/Export of Agricultural Products
This volume provides new ways to think about and study issues, policies and practices in today’s agricultural production. This will be a helpful addition to science and agricultural programs at the high school, community college and university levels.