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List five differences between traditional and modern methods of farming.


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Traditional methods of farming:

Traditional agriculture is a primitive type of food production and farming that makes extensive use of indigenous knowledge, land use, traditional equipment, natural resources, organic fertilizer, and farmers' cultural values.

Modern methods of farming:

These are the farming practices that make considerable use of manpower, capital, and equipment such as winnowing machines, threshers, and harvesters.

Traditional methods of farming

Modern methods of farming

1. It is the old methods of farming.

1. It is the new and scientific methods of farming.

2. The rate of production is low.

2. The rate of production is high in a lesser period.

3. This method of farming is environmentally friendly.

3. This method of farming is not environmentally friendly.

4. Bullock carts and other wooden tool equipment are used.

4. Tractors and other advanced tools are used.

5. In this method of farming, natural manure is used as fertilizers.

5. In this method of farming, chemical fertilizers and pesticides are used..


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