Farming Essays

Problems in Organic Farming

Sustainability is thought by some to be synonymous with organic farming, but sustainability has proved to be elusive. Wes Jackson, the driving force behind The Land Institute, has been credited with starting to use the expression, “sustainability”, but he says he only used it in a certain way that some have appreciated (Brinton, 2001, p. 4). Many years before Jackson, Rudolf Steiner of Germany founded the Biodynamic farming movement by way of a lecture in 1924. He wanted a healthy…

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Whole Foods International Expansion

Abstract Whole Foods Market, a supermarket chain which emphasizes “natural” and organic products, centers their core competencies and values on product quality, pleasing customers, creating a positive environment for employees, education on healthy eating, prosperity, environmental stewardship and positive partnerships with suppliers. Listed as one of the world’s healthiest countries, Germany is an ideal location for Whole Foods to expand and share its experience. Initially, Whole Foods is going to expand to one location in Munich, Germany. Munich is the…

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Breed of Ducks

I. OBJECTIVES: * To be able to know the different breed of cattle and their characteristics and importance. II. MATERIALS * Pencil * Ruler * Bond paper * Reference book * Ballpen III. GUIDE QUESTIONS: 1. What do you think is the most profitable way of raising cattle? Ans: I think maybe making money in cattle comes down to either extreme of pasture. Meaning, either you have a butt load of marginal land that you turn the herd out on…

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