Rules and Statues and General Instructions

Book transcript here: from which we can abstract this – 

3. The objects for which the Association is established are:

(a) To make known, promote and apply the bio-dynamic methods given by Dr. Rudolf Steiner for the betterment of farming, forestry, market gardening and gardening.

(b) To improve and maintain the standard of farm and garden produce generally and so to obtain crops that are more nutritive and of a higher quality than is the present average practice.

(c) To get more humus and life into cultivated land.

(d) To promote the rearing and feeding of sound, healthy livestock

(e) To read papers, hold discussions, organise lectures, conferences, branches, study circles, demonstrations and prepare and publish all kinds of publications in connection with the bio-dynamic methods of soil and crop improvement and the crops produced thereby.

(f) To prepare, print and publish, sell, lend and distribute books, papers and periodicals, arrange lectures, give instructions and conduct experiments dealing with the bio-dynamic soil and crop improvement methods, their management and operation.
(g) To hold and promote demonstrations, exhibitions an shows relating to the work of the Association.

(h) To own, control and operate farms and gardens for experimenting in and demonstrating the methods of the Association

(i) To buy, sell, manufacture, repair, let on hire, or deal in machinery, implements and goods of all kinds, necessary for the work of the Association.

(j) To sell, let, mortgage, manage, develop, dispose of, turn to account, or otherwise deal with all or any of the property or assets of the Association as may be thought expedient for the promotion of its objects or any one of them.

(k) To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire any real or personal property and any rights or privileges which the Association may consider necessary or convenient for the promotion of its objects or any one of them.

(l) To carry out any work that will promote the objects of the Association and to take any steps necessary to promote any or all of the objects either alone or in concert with any other body or organisation.