Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
James F




FARMING IN THE UK

Organic Farming

Organic farming is a form of agriculture that excludes the use of synthetic fertilizers and
pesticides, plant growth regulators, livestock feed additives, and genetically modified organisms.
As far as possible, organic farmers rely on crop rotation, green manure, compost, biological pest
control,…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
James F



Strong Pound
A strong pound makes it more expensive for other countries to purchase output from the
UK ­ thus, farmers are unable to sell as much produce at a suitable price.

Solutions

The government could provide subsidies and additional funding to support farmers
(particularly small farmers which…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
James F



The first reason why prices are rising is growth in the world's population, which is expected to
top nine billion by the middle of the century.


To put it bluntly, rich people eat more
than poor people, and all this
economic growth is generating a
whole new tier…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »