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Grain marketing patterns of local cooperatives

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Published by Farmer Cooperative Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Cooperative marketing,
  • Grain

  • Edition Notes

    Issued Oct. 1975.

    StatementCharles A. Kraenzle and Francis P. Yager
    SeriesFCS research report -- 31
    ContributionsYager, Francis P.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26351530M

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Storage capacity per Cooperative association averaged about bushels. Taking the number of locations into account locations per association). The average capacity per location was s: 0. Marketing and Transportation of Grain by Local Cooperatives Francis P. Yager and Charles Hunley, Cooperative Marketing and Purchasing Division, Agricultural Cooperative Service, U.S.

Department of Agriculture. A total of 2, local cooperative associations handled billion bushels of grain during the marketing year. The grain marketer’s plan is atypical of what one normally thinks about in terms of a marketing plan.

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In addition, he manages Commodity Challenge. Farmers sell directly to processors at the price negotiated by the cooperative. Bargaining cooperatives are most common in processing fruits, veg- etables, specialty crops, dairy, and sugar beets.

A marketing cooperative is a business organization owned by farmers to collec- tively sell their products. Although we focus on cooperative businesses in the United States, and draw most of our references from the agricultural sector, most of the book’s content is pertinent to cooperatives anywhere, in any sector.

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Because one important concept is basis patterns, examples are presented in. Also, cooperatives are viewed as potentially important vehicles for community development since they can solve local problems by mobilizing local resources into a critical mass, and by virtue of.

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It’s the actual implementation that’s not : Tony Dreibus. A number of local cooperatives are affiliated to the large grain marketing and farm input cooperative, which means that they have limited decision-making power. A few very small farm supply cooperatives are affiliated to a Danish federative organization with operations in : Karin Hakelius.

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In local areas without grain/oilseed marketing cooperatives, the potential exists to see producers forming closed cooperative organizations to capitalize on the Sec A deduction.

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Technical analysis (chart patterns) is the other major set of factors affecting prices. • Marketing year - The twelve month period during which a crop normally is marketed. For example, the marketing year for the current corn crop is from Sept. 1 of the current year to Aug. 31 of next year. The statistics are expanded survey data based on a percent sample of the Nation’s local first-handlers-of-grain cooperatives.

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Based on the growing literature on cooperative organizational models, it is expected that the new organizational patterns in the New Zealand dairy cooperatives in the early s are a consequence of market changes.

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