Unit Industry Sector
Agriculture & Natural Resources

Unit Originally Created By: Karen Dalton-Wemp

The Effects of Technology on Agriculture

Part of Course: Agriscience/Intro to Ag Model

Unit Overview / Details

This unit contains lessons on how agricultural commodities move from producer to consumer, the technology influences in all aspects of agriculture, public concerns about technological advancements in agriculture, and biotechnology laws and regulations.

Instructional Hours

5 Hours

Content / Concepts

  • How an agricultural commodity moves from producer to consumer
  • How technology influences factors such as labor, efficiency, diversity, availability, mechanization, communication, etc.
  • Public concerns for technological advancements in agriculture, such as genetically modified organisms
  • Laws and regulations concerning biotechnology

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