13 Jun '11, 1pm

Farming is the Most Dangerous Industry of All

environmental and health impacts of fertilizer runoff to farming's contribution to deforestation , we already know that modern farming practices can have some major negative consequences. But there are also some more immediate problems for human health and safety. In fact, The Guardian is reporting that according to British campaigners, farming may be the most dangerous industry in the country . Graeme Walker, Head of Agriculture for the Government's Health and Safety Executive, explained that there are a number of factors contributing to this mess:

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/farming-dangerous...

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