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Agriculture Ethics

WHAT ETHICAL CONCERNS DO YOU HAVE FOR THE LAND AND ENVIRONMENT?

 “We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children."  This quote is often attributed to Chief Seattle, a Suquamish and Duwamish American Indian of the Northwest. In other words, when it comes to the land, the animals, and the environment as a whole, one should always consider the next generation.  And as farmers and ranchers, or soil scientists and researchers, we should always concern ourselves with the ethical and responsible use of the land, animals and environment. This is where Agriculture and Ethics come into play. 

This Course Guide may prove useful in doing research in Agriculture Ethics.  The various tabs lead to research sources, topics, organizations and books that are readily available at Kent Library. 

Additionally, each page of this guide has a link to the Library liaison for the Ag Department.  His name is JOHN BAKEN, and that's him in the picture! He is available by e-mail, phone, and he's often working at the Reference Desk, on the 3rd Floor of the library.  Incidentally, whether he's working at the Reference Desk or not, Professor Baken is almost always available for an in-person consultation. An e-mail beforehand is much appreciated but walk-ins are also welcome!

So if you need help, it's there.  You just have to ask for it.