Assignment: Going Global, Alfalfa for Everyone

The Scenario: One of your friends plans to return to the family alfalfa farm in central California after college and has an idea to export a compressed form of alfalfa (alfalfa pellets) to be used as high-quality animal feed. Your friend knows that you are studying international business and has asked you for guidance. Prepare a summary for your friend of the issues that need to be considered.


Your assignment should follow the “Guidelines for Written Assignments.” This means your submission should be a minimum of 2 pages, maximum of 3 pages. For additional criteria, please refer to the guidelines.

Information on how your assignment will be graded is contained in the “Written Assignment Grading Rubric.”

For assistance, you can consult the “A Basic Guide to Exporting” series of webinars found on the globalEDGE website ( A link to this and other useful resources is located in the student resources module.

Please include the URL and/or link to all resources you use for
this assignment. You do not need “in line” citations, but at the end of the paper please provide a list of what you used. This DOES NOT count toward your overall required length.