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By the end of the 1980s agriculture and mining accounted for less than one-tenth
of Canada's labour force, while manufacturing stood at one- fifth and the service
industry, including transportation, trade, finance, and other service industries, ...
The increased use of fertilizer, as soils needed replenishment, and insecticides,
as immunities built up, emphasized the growing capital-intensive (and
ecologically damaging) nature of the new machine-based agriculture. In contrast
to coffee ...
In the 1970s and '80s more new roads brought additional expansion of
agriculture and cattle grazing to this fertile area. The northwestern provincia of
Guanacaste, where many people work on large cattle ranches, or haciendas, and
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