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It’s not just about having big farms and lots of farm machinery to implement industrial farming. You need extensive high-grade infrastructure to store, move, and market the presumably large volumes of produce industrial farming produces from the farmgate to the market. For industrial farming to be viable for grains like rice and corn, for example,…

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[Public post by Facebook user Benedict Exconde] Four things: 1. Basic supply and demand. If your country has 100 million (and increasing, no thanks to Roman Catholic Church meddling, lobbying and politicking) mouths to feed and your local food production cannot keep up with demand, how do you plan to address the supply gap? 2.…

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