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Farming and the food industry.

Workers" Party. Department of Economic Affairs.

Farming and the food industry.

by Workers" Party. Department of Economic Affairs.

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Published by Repsol in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Produced by Research Section, Department of Economic Affairs, The Workers" Party.

SeriesStudies in Political Economy
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20160986M

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  First, precise optimization will solve many current problems in agriculture. Agriculture is a representative industry in which inputs and outputs are inconsistent. In terms of worldwide food production, enough food is produced for the entire population, yet 30–50% of produced food is discarded, while many die of starvation. Most importantly, dairy farmers are in the business of producing food for human con-sumption so they must be confident in the safety and quality of the milk they produce. Good dairy farming practice underpins the production of milk that satisfies the highest expectations of the food industry .

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