An Analysis of the 2002 Farm Billâ€™s Value-Added Producer Grants Program
AbstractOur objective is to identify the determinants for success among USDAâ€™s Value- Added Producer Grants (VAPG) program recipients. Business development has become an important program in departments of agricultural economics. Market share was found to be an important determinant of VAPG success. Size variables including greater sales and increased grant dollars, as well as a lower number of producers, were also determinants of business success. Departments of agricultural economics are likely best able to assist VAPG recipients by providing information on price discovery, explaining their relationship to potential plant location, and providing education on best management practices to help producers avoid costly mistakes.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Agricultural Economics Association of Georgia in its journal Journal of Agribusiness.
Volume (Year): 27 (2009)
Issue (Month): ()
agribusiness; business development; value-added; Agribusiness; Financial Economics; Productivity Analysis;
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