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Marketing Practices And Market Channel Utilization By Mississippi Soybean Producers

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  • Hudson, Darren
  • Jones, Tom

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This paper examines current marketing practices by Mississippi soybean producers as well as willingness to participate in a marketing cooperative and willingness to plant Identity Preserved soybeans. In general, most Mississippi soybean producers utilize cash sales at harvest or forward contracting as primary marketing tools. Use of futures and options is found to increase with farm size. Willingness to participate in a marketing cooperative (pool) is found to be effected by use of cash sales at harvest as a primary marketing tool, money spent on gathering marketing information, previous experience with marketing pools, and age of the respondent. Willingness to plant Identity Preserved soybeans is directly related to offered premiums.

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  • Hudson, Darren & Jones, Tom, 2000. "Marketing Practices And Market Channel Utilization By Mississippi Soybean Producers," Research reports 15795, Mississippi State University, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:missrr:15795
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    1. Drabenstott, Mark, 1995. "Agricultural Industrialization: Implications for Economic Development and Public Policy," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 27(01), pages 13-20, July.
    2. Drabenstott, Mark, 1995. "Agricultural Industrialization: Implications For Economic Development And Public Policy," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 27(01), July.
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