This article addresses the rapidly changing face of American agriculture. The author identifies a series of contradictions in American attitudes concerning agriculture and discusses the potential threat to the future of farming in the shape of the coming industrialization. He also addresses the movement toward the concept of sustainable agriculture and suggests a number of steps which can be taken to confront the changing structure of agriculture. The author concludes by setting forth a number of current developments in agriculture which may be considered signs of optimism for the future of farming.
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Hamilton, Neil D.
"Agriculture Without Farmers?: Is Industrialization Restructuring American Food Production and Threatening the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 14:
3, Article 1.
Available at: https://huskiecommons.lib.niu.edu/niulr/vol14/iss3/1
Neil D. Hamilton, Agriculture Without Farmers?: Is Industrialization Restructuring American Food Production and Threatening the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?, 14 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 613 (1994).