Current food production is not within the boundaries of the planet. Industrial agriculture as we know it is unsustainable, a dead end.

 

- Which is your preferred model for the farm of the future? Precise technology including computers or organic farming with higher standards for the well-being of farm animals?

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Eco FARMING IS Life,lovely,stress out,relax,good for kids,other kind of Life ,therapy FARMING,
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The biggest problem concerning farming is the overconsumption of meat which is unsustainable in many ways. According to the Worldwatch Institute, animal agriculture is responsible for 51% or more of global greenhouse-gas emissions and 10 pounds of grain are needed to produce 1 pound of meat as stated in the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification. For example in the United States, 4 million acres of land are used to produce plants for humans to eat whereas 56 million acres of land are used to grow food for animals. Consuming the crops directly instead of using them to feed animals would decrease the amount of greenhouse-gas emissions in the atmosphere and liberate land for it to be used for other purposes. This means meat consumption should be reduced considerably. The mass production of meat also has a negative effect on pollution. Not only are their natural gases emitted in the air, in factory farms their excrements are becoming too much for the land to absorb because of its large quantity, causing irreversible damage to the soil. Reducing meat consumption is one solution to minimize the impact of animal farming on our environment, but making organic farmers the main producers of meat would ensure the decline of meat consumption. One of the reasons the overconsumption of meat is a problem is because of its mass production making it more accessible to the population. This is why we believe organic farming with higher standards would lead to a more sustainable environment and way of living. Organic farming is better for the welfare of animals, for our own health and for our environment. Technology in farms, which favors mass production, not only causes pollution but also destroys the soil which is not sustainable.
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First of all, we have to stop consuming so much. Have less children! Get the people to eat less meat! And with less I mean 2 times a week. We really don't need to eat so much meat to stay healthy. And in these times health should be more important then just the pleasure of eating. I would not focus on technology too much here, and instead look back at how we used the earth in ancient times, when we were collaboration more with nature rather than destroying it. I don't know if our technology will solve this problem. I believe that animals should be as important as humans. They also need the right for a good life. Especially if they are meant to die for us. People tent to forget that we are all born on the same earth. We should not consider ourselves more important than all the other organisms on this planet just because we have such great communication skills. The egoism and greediness of humans makes me feel ashamed.
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In my opinion ....the youth should concentrate in developing the system of farming using technological implement

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The biggest problem concerning food in our western societies is it's accessibility. We, the young generation, are not used to not having anything we want to eat at any time we want it. Most of us know about the circumstances under which meat, dairy and other animal-products are made, but many of us are not really aware of it. The solution to this problem is not to ration food and therefore make us incapable to decide on what we eat or what we not eat but to raise awareness and to lead people back to their roots. Why should I eat meat every day? Would I be able to slaughter the animal by myself? Who are the people who do that for me? Are they happy, killing hundreds of animals, seeing them in their moment of death? The debate is an emotional one and so it should be. Just as debates about human rights, global inequality and all kinds of social issues. Animals do have a place in most of our hearts, but we make the fatal differentiation between pets and livestock. All beings are worth the same and unless you need to kill in order to survive, it's more than unethical. Organic farming is one of the most important things we could do to have an impact on environmental issues. We have done so much damage to our nature, it is time to give something back to our planet. You don't have to make a radical change, but you could consider at least one vegan day a week. I think global trading is a very important and useful achievement, but in order to save our planet I can easily do without strawberrys in winter in germany. And I think you can do to.

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It is well-known that big companies control the agricultural and farmer market. They use enormous areas for fields and hundrets of thousands of animals. They also use chemicals to speed up the growing-up process of plants and animals. We also speak about mass exploitation. As consequences, animals live in unhuman conditions and agricultural products become unhealthy. Furthermore, the production and the transport of these goods pollute a lot and there is an enormous waste of water. In addition, a lot of forests and other natural living spaces are destroyed for fields. Small farmers fight for surviving too because the big companies sell their products cheaply. Let’s look at the solutions to these various problems. It is simple to make life quality of animals better : stop mass farming. There will be more place fore every animal. They should live on fields inspite of giant warehouses. In addition, ecological farming is the best way to lower polution and waste of water caused by intensive farming. No chemicals and no mig machines animore. Furthermore, big agriculture companies should not make money with food. Everyone has a right on it. Therefore should chemicals used for the growing-up of living beings be forbidden. Their and our own health would not be in danger anymore. No major food enterprises also means less transport of food around the world, so less pollution. That way, we support local and small farmers.

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The one true evolution for farming is in an ethical direction; it has to be veganized. As exponentially increasing numbers of people are becoming educated about the health problems caused by consuming animal body parts and excretions - the morality of treating sentient beings as a products is coming into brighter light. It is unacceptable, ethically & for the welfare of our world, to continue breeding exploiting billions of living beings every year under the circumstances that a plant based vegan diet (as stated by the association of nutritionists) is adequate for all stages of human life. This transition is one which will entail a complete revolution in our undetstanding of life and industrial responsibilities.
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Current food production and animal agriculture is indeed not within the boundaries of our planet. In fact, it is destroying thousands of years old rainforests in South America (e.g. soy farming - 70% of that is fed directly to livestock), covers at least 45% of the earth's land and is harmful (especially red meat) not only to us but especially to the animals since they are the voiceless victims. The use of fresh water in animal agriculture is enormous - while 1 in 10 people on this planet still lack access to safe drinking water. It is not necessary to take the long way around and with that also kill a sentient being when we can directly consume nutritions from plants. Animal agriculture needs to stop. It is so important for keeping the planet, the animals, the biodiversity and us alive. sources/read for yourself: http://www.cowspiracy.com/infographic http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/facts-on-animal-farming-and-the-environment/ http://waterfootprint.org/en/water-footprint/product-water-footprint/water-footprint-crop-and-animal-products/

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The animalist point of view. Animals are self-aware, sentient beings. In Europe particularly, where we have the means to provide everyone with a healthy plant-based diet, animal farming must be put to an end. It is an ethical and ecological imperative. Animal agriculture is responsible for at least 15% of GHG emissions, including methane and nitrous oxide which are much more destructive than CO2. It takes many thousands L of waters to obtain 1kg of meat.It takes 5 to 15 calories of cereals to obtain 1 calorie of animal product while 800million people are suffering from hunger in impoverished countries. Animal feces and drugs used during the process are heavily polluting soils and oceans. Fishing is emptying oceans and destroying ecosystems. Rain forests are being severed to plant crops in order to feed livestock (or to produce palm oil !). Massive use of antibiotics on livestock is a health threat due to resistant bacteria development. See ? I haven't even talked about the way we decide these sentient innocent beings (still children when they're killed) can be used and exploited for our mere gustatorial pleasure. It's nonetheless the core of the problem. This has to stop, there are so many alternatives. We must have farmers make the transition to organic permaculture, cultivating all sorts of vegetables using the symbiosis they can achieve altogether to keep them from insects. This would be ecologically sustainable and harm-free.
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