Part 3: North Dakota Agriculture Today

Questions: Section 5

Comprehension Questions

  1. What is alternative agriculture?
  2. How do most farmers replace nutrients in the soil? How do organic farmers replace nutrients?
  3. Name three advantages of no-till farming.
  4. Name two ways that no-till farmers can control weeds.
  5. What are hobby farms mainly used for? What is their average size?
  6. Name a setting where many market gardeners sell their produce.

Critical Thinking Question

  1. Why do some people like to buy their produce at a farmers’ market rather than at a grocery store?