Specific Technology Issues

  1. Utilization of New Technology

    1. Is research needed on the confinement of animals to increase production?

    2. Should research continue on the discovery of new feed additives and hormones for use in livestock production?

    3. Is the utilization of mechanization an alternative to the declining agricultural labor force?

    4. Is the utilization of new technology changing the use of pesticides?

    5. Should irradiation of fruits/vegetables be utilized?

  2. Sustainable Agriculture

    1. Maximizing Profits Through Alternatives:

      1. Is integrated pest management a wise investment?

      2. Is biological pest control an alternative to maximizing our profits?

      3. Is crop rotation an alternative that could be used to maximize profits?

      4. Should organic farming be used as an alternative to help maximize profits?