The growing of crops is the most important aspect of Mexico's agriculture,
accounting for fifty percent of agricultural output. Main crops ...
Even though half of Mexico is considered agriculture land, less than 15% of the
country is actually used for growing crops. This can be partly explained by the ...
Agriculture's contribution to GDP fell from 15.1% in 1960 to 10.7% in 1970 and 4
% in 2001—yet agriculture employs about 22% of the labor force. Only about ...
Some 50% of Mexico's agricultural land is held by communal farms, called ejidos.
... Farmers are free to grow alternative crops, or diversify into livestock, forestry, ...
Urban and peri-urban agriculture in Mexico City, Mexico. ... is promoting
ecosystem-based agriculture in rural areas and food production in the city itself.
Aug 10, 2015 ... I traveled to rural Mexico to learn from indigenous farmers. ... But agriculture
already accounts for a nearly a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions ... that
integrates maize, beans, squash and other complementary food crops.
Jul 23, 2013 ... As suggested above, some of Mexico's agricultural production is geared toward
export. Fortunately, the data on Mexican agriculture exports is ...
Dec 7, 2014 ... Bused hundreds of miles to vast agricultural complexes, they work six ... 14 pick
crops for pay, according to the Mexican government's most ...
agricultural producers, various Mexican government agencies and universities,
..... Proliferation of standards in agrifood production and trade and food safety ...
Dec 11, 2010 ... The drug violence in Mexico has a new potential victim: the potent agricultural
sector in that country and its multibillion-dollar ties to consumers, ...