He Flew A Drone Over Farmland. What He Captured On Film Will Have You Rethinking Your Food
When most people think of a livestock farm, they think grazing animals, not the sights of this video. This practice, sometimes known as intensive animal farming, is widespread today. This system of agriculture centers around the principle of keeping livestock at high stocking density. This enables factories to produce the highest output at the lowest cost. Beginning with other industries during the Industrial Revolution, agriculture began to use new technology to mass produce. Add in the discovery of antibiotics and vaccines, and the modern system of livestock production was formed. This kind of production is in line with increased consumption. In 1940, each farm worker supplied 11 consumers; by 2002, each worker supplied 90.