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Agriculture and the Citizen

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The purpose of Agriculture and the Citizen is to help people understand the way in which agriculture operates, providing the information necessary to enable them to arrive at an informed view on major issues.

This important book will appeal to all concerned with such issues, including all those studying and teaching agricultural and Cited by: The impact of agriculture on animal welfare, food safety and the environment has become a matter of great public concern.

The purpose of Agriculture and the Citizen is to help people understand the way in which agriculture operates, providing the information necessary to enable them to arrive at an informed view on major issues. This book describes many problems Agriculture and the Citizen book the current food production & distribution system.

More importantly, it provides a solution using Community Supported Agriculture. The book outlines the steps necessary to set up a CSA, discusses options and issues for each step, and includes examples from CSAs all over the by: Roman Agriculture describes the farming practices of ancient Rome, during a period of over humble beginnings, the Roman Republic ( BCE to 27 BCE) and empire (27 BCE to CE) expanded to rule much of Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East and thus comprised many agricultural environments of which the Mediterranean climate of dry, hot.

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