Food, Farming & Sustainability: Perspectives on U.S. Agricultural Production
16 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Date Written: June 21, 2013
This article offers a discussion of the U.S. agricultural sector and its current focus on an industrialized model of production. Challenges to the longterm sustainability of this approach are presented and an approach based more on natural processes is advocated. The article was prepared for the inaugural symposium of the Agricultural and Food Law Institute in South Korea, “The Conservation and Conversion of Farm Land” held at Yeungnam University Law School in Gyeongsan, South Korea.
Keywords: agriculture, food, agricultural law, food law, sustainability, environment, agricultural production, climate change
JEL Classification: K00, K19, K23, K29, K32, K39, K40, K49
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