“Food and Agriculture” Note: Online students please respond to one (1) of the following three (3) bulleted options:
- â€œModern agricultural techniques are necessary to combat starvation all around the globe, notwithstanding their environmental effects.â€ Based on this statement, take a stance by discussing what this statement means to you citing reasons and examples to support your response.
- Select five (5) commonly used food items throughout the world including grains, vegetables, and fruits. Compare the prices of conventionally grown versus organically grown crops for your selected food items; then, discuss the monetary amount you are personally willing to spend for organically grown food. Justify your response.
- Determine two (2) aspects of genetically modified foods that you find most beneficial; then, identify two (2) aspects of genetically modified foods that you find most worrisome. Provide support for your response.