Truck Farming-APHUG
Updated: 2/17/2021
Truck Farming-APHUG

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  • By: Deana Winfree
  • Hi class! Today we will be learning about Truck Farming
  • Truck Farming
  • Truck FarmingA type of commercial farmingMainly found in more developed countries
  • Truck Farming is a type of commercial farming and is typically found in MDCs, such The US and Canada in urban areas.
  • Have crops of fruit, veggies, and flowers.Used for a steady source of produce
  • These farms are used to grow vegetable and fruit crops, along with flowers, these farms also allow for a steady supply of food.
  • Truck Farming
  • smaller farms (can be under an acre)don't use machinesdon't use chemicals
  • Truck Farming can take place on a small amount of land, even sometimes under an acre, they are not mechanized and don't used chemicals.
  • Truck Farming
  • The positives of Truck Farming are: they are so small that less labor is required and the farmers can make a large profit because there is less costs going into Truck Farming.
  • Positives:small so there is less manual requiredlarge profit margins
  • Truck Farming
  • Negatives:limited amount you can grow can cause the laborer to develop diseases
  • The negatives are that there is a limited amount of produce that can be grown because there is less land than most farms and because the laborers have so much contact with a lot of dirt they can develop diseases.
  • Positives:small so there is less manual requiredlarge profit margins
  • Truck Farming
  • Negatives:limited amount you can grow can cause the laborer to develop diseases