Toward the Agro-Police State
You’ll Need an iPad if You Want to be a Farmer

Ruiz-Marrero, Carmelo
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/09/26/toward-the-agro-police-state/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  26/09/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16777

The main problem with precision agriculture -- and the hype that surrounds it -- is the faulty assumptions that it rests on. The problems of agriculture are not caused by a lack of technology, or even by a lack of productivity (overproduction has as a matter of fact been a more frequent problem for farmers). The root problems are political and economic in nature.

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