A changing agriculture

Nowhere has the progress of technology in the twentieth century left a greater impact than in rural areas.

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Local farm workers taking a break in the 1920's

The appliance of science has provided a nation with well stocked shelves and an abundance of choice.

Not even the most optimistic of predictions could, at the beginning of the millennium, have visualised a situation of over production, set-a-side and food mountains.

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