Problems of Mechanization

Agricultural science S.S.S 1 Third Term

Week 4                                 

Problems of Mechanization

Performance objectives.

Students should be able to:

  1. List disadvantages of agricultural mechanization.
  2. State limitations of agricultural mechanization.

Content.    

DISADVANTAGES OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION

 

  • High cost:

 Farm mechanization, due to the numerous machines involved is usually expensive to operate.

  • Displacement of workers:

In farm mechanization, very few workers are required; hence, many people will be out of jobs when mechanization is introduced.

  • Compaction of soil:

Mechanization leads to compaction of soil due to the movement of heavy machines.

  • It causes environmental pollution:
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