Agriculture mixes fatalism, pragmatism, and idealism. Fatalism due to the power weather wields over the fate of any given year’s harvest. Pragmatism stems from the scientific nature of growing — every plant needs predictable inputs, days for growth, and reliable postharvest measures to succeed. And the idealism is an automatic requirement for anyone who depends on the weather for success. When you look at the different people in the industry, you’ll find a mix of these different elements.