The Resource Corporate farming, Avery Elizabeth Hurt, book editor

Corporate farming, Avery Elizabeth Hurt, book editor

Label
Corporate farming
Title
Corporate farming
Statement of responsibility
Avery Elizabeth Hurt, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Corporate farms have solved so many of the world s problems. In addition to making healthy food accessible and affordable to more people, they provide jobs in communities that sorely need them. But do corporations have too much power over food? Do they benefit from unfair tax breaks? Are their profit-driven practices hurting the environment, perhaps irreparably? And what does their success mean for the family farmer? This thought-provoking volume tackles these t Full-Color Photographs, Bibliography, Charts, Graphs, Tables, Detailed Table of Contents, Further Information Section, Index, Primary Sources, Sidebars, Websites
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Grades 11-12+
LC call number
HD1415
LC item number
.C665 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hurt, Avery Elizabeth
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farm corporations
  • Farm corporations
  • Agricultural industries
  • Agricultural industries
  • Organic farming
  • Organic farming
  • Food supply
  • Food industry and trade
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Corporate farming, Avery Elizabeth Hurt, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Can we feed the world without corporate farms? -- Industrial farming may not be as bad as we think / Steve Savage -- Corporate, industrial agriculture has already failed to feed the world / Dawn Gifford -- Sustainable farming methods will provide not just more food, but better food / Zareen Pervez Bharucha -- Organic crops alone can't feed the world / James E. McWilliams -- Organic farming methods are almost as productive as conventional methods / Lauren C. Ponisio -- "Can organic farming feed the world?" is not even the right question / Brian Halweil -- Is corporate farming environmentally sustainable? -- American's political commitment to producing corn at the expense of other crops damages the environment / Bill Hewitt -- Modern industrial agriculture is destroying the ecosystem / Peter Saunders -- The scientific debate about gm foods is over : they're safe / Michael White -- Factory farming needs more government regulation / Will Allen -- Sloppy analysis shakes the public's faith in science / Geoffrey Kabat -- An agricultural shift in Cuba could mean ecological disaster / Miguel Altieri -- Is corporate farming economically sustainable? -- Local food economies can thrive / Olga Bonfiglio -- Farms get big out of economic necessity / Carrie Mess -- Small farming could create jobs, if big industry would step back and let them / Gene Logsdon -- Family farming can't support a family / Jaclyn Moyer -- Corporate farming is more economically efficient than family farming in most circumstances / Nathan Wittmaack -- Is corporate farming morally justifiable? -- Those who say GMOs are safe to eat are not objective / Nadia Prupis -- Opposition to genetically engineered foods is based on bad science and dishonest hype / Layla Katiraee -- Genetically engineered crops are safe to eat / Kelly Servick -- Pesticides, not GMOs, are harming farmworkers and children in rural areas / Liza Gross -- Democracy demands that control of the food system be in the hands of the citizens / Alana Mann -- Periodical and internet sources bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Control code
ocn978251874
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781534500495
Lccn
2017004979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o978251874
  • (OCoLC)978251874
Label
Corporate farming, Avery Elizabeth Hurt, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Can we feed the world without corporate farms? -- Industrial farming may not be as bad as we think / Steve Savage -- Corporate, industrial agriculture has already failed to feed the world / Dawn Gifford -- Sustainable farming methods will provide not just more food, but better food / Zareen Pervez Bharucha -- Organic crops alone can't feed the world / James E. McWilliams -- Organic farming methods are almost as productive as conventional methods / Lauren C. Ponisio -- "Can organic farming feed the world?" is not even the right question / Brian Halweil -- Is corporate farming environmentally sustainable? -- American's political commitment to producing corn at the expense of other crops damages the environment / Bill Hewitt -- Modern industrial agriculture is destroying the ecosystem / Peter Saunders -- The scientific debate about gm foods is over : they're safe / Michael White -- Factory farming needs more government regulation / Will Allen -- Sloppy analysis shakes the public's faith in science / Geoffrey Kabat -- An agricultural shift in Cuba could mean ecological disaster / Miguel Altieri -- Is corporate farming economically sustainable? -- Local food economies can thrive / Olga Bonfiglio -- Farms get big out of economic necessity / Carrie Mess -- Small farming could create jobs, if big industry would step back and let them / Gene Logsdon -- Family farming can't support a family / Jaclyn Moyer -- Corporate farming is more economically efficient than family farming in most circumstances / Nathan Wittmaack -- Is corporate farming morally justifiable? -- Those who say GMOs are safe to eat are not objective / Nadia Prupis -- Opposition to genetically engineered foods is based on bad science and dishonest hype / Layla Katiraee -- Genetically engineered crops are safe to eat / Kelly Servick -- Pesticides, not GMOs, are harming farmworkers and children in rural areas / Liza Gross -- Democracy demands that control of the food system be in the hands of the citizens / Alana Mann -- Periodical and internet sources bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Control code
ocn978251874
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9781534500495
Lccn
2017004979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o978251874
  • (OCoLC)978251874

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