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Crisis & opportunity

John E. Ikerd

Crisis & opportunity

sustainability in American agriculture

by John E. Ikerd

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable agriculture -- United States,
  • Alternative agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Farms, Small -- United States,
  • Agriculture -- United States -- Forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-325).

    Other titlesCrisis and opportunity
    StatementJohn E. Ikerd.
    SeriesOur sustainable future
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.S86 I38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 325 p. ;
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21832138M
    ISBN 100803211422
    ISBN 109780803211421
    LC Control Number2007036542

    In Crisis and Opportunity, John E. Ikerd outlines the consequences of agricultural industrialization, then details the methods that can restore economic viability, ecological soundness, and social responsibility to our agricultural system and thus ensure sustainable agriculture as the foundation of a sustainable food system and a sustainable society. The opportunity that lies in every crisis 22 de Dec de crisis and opportunity. What they mean to say is that an every crisis lies an opportunity, depending on how it is looked at. The word crisis comes from the Greek "to separate, to sift" which means.

      I also followed Christian from Agora and “Crisis Investing” to Angel and ” Crisis and Opportunity”, because I had big winners with him. 85% of the time after doing due diligence, Christian’s advice was spot on. I retired on one stock he recommended when he was at Agora/5(7). Crisis & Opportunity Reviews Greg Canavan has a vision for his readers To help you achieve higher gains than the average ‘buy and hold’ investor, through a system that finds high quality businesses trading at cheap prices — the ones that many financial professionals would likely overlook.

      The Yale Book of Quotations quotes F. L. Emerson in “I’m a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have.” Subsequent research by me, however, has found this saying used in a book, certainly not by Thomas Jefferson. Westy asked: How about the very recent “Don’t waste a crisis”? Crisis and opportunity are merely different aspects of the process. Do we choose to focus on the crisis and freeze in fear, or do we inquire as to what the opportunity may be? Let’s take a.


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