What is conventional farming?


Conventional farming is an agricultural technique that typically includes the use of advanced machinery; it requires large capital investments and produces large quantities of high-yield crops season after season. The ultimate goal for most conventional farmers is to produce high volumes of crops over extended periods of time to satisfy consumer demands. Conventional farming includes the use of pesticides, which makes it different from other farming techniques like organic farming.

Conventional farming was adopted as a farming technique in the United States during the first part of the 20th century to meet consumer demands for produce and staple crops like corn and beans. Since then, its use has expanded, and conventional farming is the primary production method used on farms to increase the speed and volume of crop output.

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