Organizing Meatpacking Cooperatives: Recent Producer Attempts
AbstractMontana Livestock Cooperative and the Utah-based Intermountain Livestock Packing Association are meatpacking cooperatives established through equity and livestock commitments by producers. Their goals are to obtain sufficient capital to construct and operate a slaughter/processing plant. Member involvement requires a comprehensive feasibility study to show need for the plant and an understanding of cooperative organization.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business and Cooperative Programs in its series Research Reports with number 51385.
Date of creation: 1982
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meatpacking plants; cooperatives; livestock production; Montana; Utah; new business formation; Farmers' Union; Agribusiness;
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