Impacts of Traditional Farming on Oil

The current system for growing and supplying food to people in every country is largely dependent on fuel and transportation. This may prove inconvenient as there is no logical doubt that fossil fuels will become less affordable as this, clearly finite, resource depletes. If our current methods continue agriculture around the globe will become less […]

Impacts of Traditional Farming on Land

Agriculture is the most critical industry in the world, whether it be vegetation or livestock farming. Agriculture’s is clearly necessary to feed the ever-growing global population. However, while there is no doubt that humans need farms to produce food, the environmental toll of traditional agriculture is growing more apparent. In the 18th century, roughly 7% […]

Impacts of Fertilizers and Pesticides in Traditional Farming

Traditional farming is gradually shifting from conventional methods to incorporate environmentally conscious tactics that also produce safer products for consumers. However, there are still several parts of this practice that many farmers deem necessary. One of these is the continued use of fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals which have some of the most far-reaching damaging […]

Impact of Traditional Farming on Water

In 2016, U.S. farms consumed enough water to account for nearly 80% of the country’s water consumption.[1] While it may seem obvious that the agricultural sector would be the number one water consumer, our resource may not have stretched as far as we once imagined. A 2015 study showed that traditional farming’s water usage is […]