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Complete Question Explanation
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The correct answer choice is (B)

To answer this Must Be True—Principle question correctly, you need to have a good handle on Whatley’s plan for operating a small farm. The correct answer choice must describe a strategy that conforms to the core principles of that plan, thereby facilitating its implementation.

Answer choice (A): Whatley does not consider small farms to be a testing ground for new crops. This strategy carries a considerable risk, which Whatley clearly seeks to avoid.

Answer choice (B): This is the correct answer choice. One aspect of Whatley’s plan involves selling directly to customers, who would travel to the farm to harvest their own produce (“pick your own farm”). If farmers designed their farms so as to allow people easier access at harvest time, this would help farmers implement Whatley’s recommendations.

Answer choice (C): Whatley expects city dwellers to visit the farms, not the farmers to visit the city. This is a Reverse answer choice.

Answer choice (D): There is no indication that Whatley’s plan would benefit from an honor system: if farm profitability is the ultimate objective, this strategy is unlikely to be particularly helpful.

Answer choice (E): Whatley’s position regarding the use of chemicals can be found in lines 24-25: farmers should comply with clients’ requests (rather than make that decision on their own). Moreover, there is little reason to expect that Whatley would sacrifice crop yields for environmental reasons alone.

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