Tilling the good earth : the impact of technicism and economism on agriculture
INTRODUCTION: Modern agriculture is not without controversy. On the one hand are those who believe that it should be able to pursue profitability within nations as well as across international borders, without any State intervention and aided by a steady application of science and scientific technology to stay ahead of the competition. The price mechanism should allow farmers to discover the most profitable markets. In their view agriculture is an economic sector like any other sector, subject to supply and demand.
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