Agribusiness In The Mayans

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Recently the Maya way of living suffered greatly. With the introduction of agribusiness to the economy new issues have arisen and threatened the horticulturist livelihood. With the arrival of agribusiness came Johnson grass. This is a foreign weed that has taken over some areas of land that is used to create new plots. In addition, with the increase of cattle in the area, the swidden farmers have had to build fence around their fields to stop the cattle from trampling over their crop, despite the negative aspects of agriculture. The Maya also started to develop new ways of doing business. The have started to export aloe and trade fruit and vegetables at local markets in increase the flow of money within their families. In the Maya culture

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