Defined by Murray one of four essential properties of digital environments. The participatory are user-induced behaviors from the computer (74). Often called "interactive," this is the rendering of responsive behaviors that provide the user with opportunities for making decisions (Murray 77). This is the script that gives any environment a context through which to operate.
The specific farm is treated as an experimental research station, with flexible, two-way information flow both between farmer-researcher and between farmer-farmer minimises researcher control and maximises farmer intervention in research design.