Beth's message was:
>>And I 'third' this one - as a matter of fact, I had been meaning to bring
>>this up to the group - with so much (valuable) information being exchanged
>>here, I think there needs to be some kind of ethical system in place.
>>Some of you may recall my recent query about info on organic stats - a
>>fellow who works for an agricultural consulting company offered to do the
>>research job for me (at a price) and was very brusque when I said, thanks
>>but we have no money! - while he IN THE SAME BREATH was trying to get info
>>on compost starters (for free) from me! A bit cheeky, I though...
>>So the question is, what do we as a group/community do about this kind of
>>thing? After all, they say that in the information age 'info is money' and
>>while we may be sharing our information in the best spirit of mutual
>>support, there are parasitical people amongst us who are NOT sharing in the
>>same spirit.... and are yet trying to make a buck off what we give them...
>>I for one am not into supporting more exploitation.
>Ray R. Weil
>Professor of Soil Science
>1103 H.J. Patterson Hall
>University of Maryland
>College Park, MD 20742
>telephone: 301 405 1314
>FAX: 301 314 9041
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Ray R. Weil
Professor of Soil Science
1103 H.J. Patterson Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
telephone: 301 405 1314
FAX: 301 314 9041