The Facts on Food
The Facts on Food & Farming
What happens before the grocery store door?
You may not wake up thinking about farming.
But, more and more, you may think about your
food choices and how that carton of eggs, gallon
of milk, loaf of bread, or head of broccoli ends up
in your grocery cart and on your dinner table.
Sustainable agriculture is behind each of
these common food items.
On the next several pages, we will unearth
the facts on sustainable agriculture tools and
topics, such as plant breeding, vegetable
production, genetically modiﬁed organisms
(GMOs), pesticides, and climate change, while
also taking a look at the safety of modern
sustainable agriculture practices.
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