Traditional farming to GMO's

By Alejandro G. and Nick D.

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This took place in the 1700's and leaders and groups that contributed were Jethru Tull, Robert Bakewell and The British Parliament. The social impact during the revolution, small farming families were pushed to the cities to find jobs that would help pay for their family. Farming production led to a population boom on the farms. The economic impact were that bigger farms were producing the most crops and made more jobs.The political impact was that they passed the enclosure act to close down smaller farms and help bigger farms.

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Genetically modified organisms(GMO's) are used today as a counterpart for the traditional way of farming back then. GMO's are organisms that have genomes that have been altered with by techniques of genetic engineering. This method of farming benefits people by making crops bigger in size but risk the health issues of a person. This new method of farming impacted the world economically by making farming cheaper and able to grow in big numbers which sells more in the markets today. Socially,More people buy grown GMO's and this increases population since there is a surplus of food. The government approve of this GMO method of farming since it's cheaper and it's more efficient to grow with impacts the world politically.