What are the disadvantages of sustainable agriculture?
A disadvantage of sustainable agriculture is that the prices will be higher and there will be less product. Another disadvantage is the environment can be hurt in the long run by the modern farming methods of creating more product at a cheaper cost.
Lightning cannot be prevented, it is an integral part of the functioning of the Earth and its balances of energy and electrostatic charges. The primary disadvantage of lightning is not just the potential to damage plants like trees, but also the risk associated with killing animals. Livestock that have been struck by lightning often die, which means a loss of income and productivity for the producer involved in sustainable agricultural practices. It is also not…
The modern industrial agricultural practices are constantly being modified to become more sustainable. The concept of sustainable agriculture is simply that it creates more benefit for the environment in general than it does harm. A good example of pure sustainable agriculture would be an organic garden which is tended only with hand tools. While this is obviously too small to feed the world's needs, it provides a goal for industrial agriculture.
Where can one find information about grants available from SARE the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education organization?
Bede Okigbo has written: 'Development of sustainable agricultural production systems in Africa' -- subject(s): Agricultural systems, Agriculture, National agricultural research systems, Research, Sustainable agriculture 'Nigerian universities' -- subject(s): Agriculture, Economic aspects of Agriculture, Economic aspects of Higher education, Higher Education
A goal for worldwide agriculture should be that, someday, all agriculture practices are sustainable. If we don't, there will only be iincreasing problems with world hunger, environmental pollution issues, and possibly even climate change. This is a challenge that all farmers across the globe can address, each in his/her own way and locale.
Gordon Conway has written: 'Pest of cocoa in Sabah and their control' -- subject(s): Control, Cacao, Pests, Diseases and pests 'The doubly green revolution' -- subject(s): Agriculture, Food supply, Environmental aspects of Agriculture, Economic aspects of Agriculture, Green Revolution, Agricultural innovations 'Agroecosystem analysis for research and development' -- subject(s): Agricultural ecology, Agriculture, Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Agriculture 'Theoretical Ecology' 'Islamophobia' 'After the green revolution' -- subject(s): Sustainable agriculture 'After the green revolution' -- subject(s)…
Paul Faeth has written: 'Agricultural Policy and Sustainability' 'Growing green' -- subject(s): Agricultural laws and legislation, Agriculture, Agriculture and state, Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Agriculture, Environmental aspects, Environmental aspects of Agriculture, Government policy, Sustainable agriculture
Jane Potter Gates has written: 'Farmland preservation' -- subject(s): Bibliography, Land use, Rural, Real estate development, Rural Land use 'Urban forestry' -- subject(s): Urban forestry, Bibliography 'Ecology of tropical rainforests' -- subject(s): Rain forests, Bibliography 'Audiovisuals in the NAL collection relating to alternative farming systems' -- subject(s): Agricultural systems, Alternative agriculture, Audio-visual aids, Bibliography, National Agricultural Library (U.S.) 'Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture, 1995' 'Horticultural journals currently received at the National Agricultural Library'…