The Dizzying Grandeur of 21st-Century Agriculture

This is just an amazing photo essay on what 21st century agriculture looks like atleast in some places if not all of them (HT: MR blog).

Our industrialized food system nourishes more people, at lower cost, than any comparable system in history. It also exerts a terrifyingly massive influence on our health and our environment. Photographer George Steinmetz spent nearly a year traveling the country to capture that system, in all its scope, grandeur and dizzying scale. His photographs are all the more remarkable for the fact that so few large food producers are willing to open themselves to this sort of public view.

Amazing pictures of cranberry fields, Turkeys (scary actually to see just one person amidst so many birds), calves and so on. Must watch..

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