In a recent survey of over 50,000 American adults, more than half (53%) said they were “very excited” about the “future” of agriculture and it was clear that more than two-thirds (68%) were either “somewhat excited” or “slightly excited” that the food supply could be more sustainable in the future.
While more than seven in ten Americans (72%) said it would be “very difficult” to live sustainably, nearly two-quarters (72% of Americans) said that “the next decade will be the most exciting for agriculture and farming.”
And while fewer Americans (38%) said that they were interested in farming more, the share of Americans who said “they were very interested” was still higher (66%).
As Americans prepare to celebrate the harvest and start to transition from the current state of emergency, it is important to keep an eye on the future of agriculture.
The next generation is facing the biggest challenge of all: a changing landscape in which we need to adapt to a changing climate.
A growing body of research shows that global warming will exacerbate drought, and farmers will be less able to produce the same yields, with the impact on the environment potentially greater than that of global warming.
However, with more than three-quarters of the population dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods, the effects of climate change on the food system are not likely to be insignificant.
In this article, we look at what is happening to farmers in the US, their future and what we can do to make it more sustainable.
Agriculture and farming in the 21st century As of June 2018, nearly 40% of US households were in the agricultural production industry, with farmers accounting for nearly half (47%) of those households.
This number represents a significant increase from a 2007 survey of the American farmer and shows that the number of farmers has increased significantly over the past 20 years.
According to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, the average US farmer has more than doubled his annual income from $8,000 to $11,000 since 2007.
According in 2015, more Americans were employed in agriculture than any other industry, accounting for 13% of all jobs in the country.
This means that, in 2017, the majority of Americans were working in the agriculture industry, but they are doing so at a slower pace.
The share of working adults in the farming workforce is now around a third of the overall US workforce (31%).
Although the overall growth of the agriculture and livestock industries has slowed considerably, there is still an upward trend in employment.
In 2017, there were more than 5 million more people working in agriculture (9.2 million) than there were in manufacturing (6.5 million).
As of 2017, 1.3 million people worked in manufacturing while 2.1 million people were working for the agribuses (3.6 million).
The share working in manufacturing increased by 0.7% between 2014 and 2017, while the share working for agribUSs decreased by 0% between 2015 and 2017.
The number of people working for corporations in agriculture grew by 1.2% between 2009 and 2017 (up from 1.1% in 2009).
These numbers do not include many small farms or family-owned businesses that are not classified as manufacturing or agriculture.
Agriculture in the 20th century Farmers in the United States grew from just over 5 million in 1900 to nearly 9 million in 2016.
Between 1900 and 2012, the number grew by almost 14 million.
In fact, in the last 100 years, there has been a significant growth in the number and share of farmers, as well as a steady decline in the share that are employed in the food industry.
In 2016, only 2.7 million people (1.1%) were employed as farmers.
That share of the total US population was down by 6% from 1999 to 2016.
By contrast, in 1999, the US had a workforce of about 15 million, and in 2016 it had only 4.7 m.
The growth of farming and the agri-food industry since 1900 has been driven by innovations and advancements in technology.
While we have improved and even surpassed many of the basic features of the agricultural industry, such as the mechanization of farming, we still have a long way to go.
There are more than 300 crops and crops types grown in the world today that are grown using technology.
Today, we rely heavily on biotechnology, genetic engineering and automation to help farmers produce more food and products.
Agriculture is also a very important industry, serving more than 6 million jobs.
However it is also the largest sector of the economy and contributes more than $60 billion to the US economy each year.
According the US Department of Agriculture, the agro-food sector employed nearly 1.5 percent of the workforce in 2016, a growth of about 1.7 percent annually since 1995.
This is an impressive growth rate and has