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Marketing Practices And Market Channel Utilization By Mississippi Soybean Producers

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  • Hudson, Darren
  • Jones, Tom

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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Paper provided by Mississippi State University, Department of Agricultural Economics in its series Research reports with number 15795.

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Date of creation: 2000
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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