The Pros and Cons of Modern Farming

The following article first appeared in the Mar. 21, 2001 issue of The PERC Report, published by the Bozeman, Montana-based Political Economy Research Center, and is reproduced with permission. By Indur M. Goklany: a PERC Julian Simon Fellow in 2000. He is the author of Clearing the Air [Cato Institute] and many studies of the links…