Agriculture and the World We Live In

Russ Tillman, Massey University

How agriculture feeds the world: a study of farms, farmers and the challenges they face.

You will learn about the world’s population and the crucial role of agriculture in feeding the steadily increasing number of people. You will then see how climate and soils dictate the types of farms we see in different regions and countries. You will then “drill down” and look at individual farms around the world. We will talk about how the farmers manage these farms, and why they do what they do. We will finish off with a look at the exciting new technologies that are transforming agriculture and the sustainability issues that farmers are dealing with in the 21st century.

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  • 7 January 2019, 4 weeks
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