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Emergence Of U.S. Organic Agriculture: Can We Compete?


  • Klonsky, Karen
  • Tourte, Laura
  • Thompson, Gary D.
  • Lohr, Luanne
  • Krissoff, Barry


This compilation of papers for principal papers session PP-03 at the AAEA 1998 Annual Meeting assesses the current status of the organic agriculture industry in the United States. Paper topics address production, market and certification issues faced by the industry, research challenges and emerging conditions shaping domestic and international markets.

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  • Klonsky, Karen & Tourte, Laura & Thompson, Gary D. & Lohr, Luanne & Krissoff, Barry, 1998. "Emergence Of U.S. Organic Agriculture: Can We Compete?," Faculty Series 16704, University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:ugeofs:16704

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    2. Allison, John R. & Baird, D. M., 1974. "Least-Cost Livestock Production Rations," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 6(02), pages 41-45, December.
    3. Allison, John R. & Baird, D.M., 1974. "Least-Cost Livestock Production Rations," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 6(02), December.
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    1. Deaton, Brady J., Jr. & Hoehn, John P., 2003. "Information As A Double-Edge Sword: Implications For Food Standards And Labels," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22235, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    2. Mahoney, Paul & Olson, Kent D. & Porter, Paul M. & Huggins, David R. & Perillo, Catherine A. & Crookston, R. Kent, 2001. "Risk Analysis of Organic Cropping Systems in Minnesota," 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL 20691, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    3. Zepeda, Lydia & Griffith, Garry R. & Chang, Hui-Shung (Christie), 2004. "Issues and Research Needs of the Australian Organic Food Products Market," Working Papers 12924, University of New England, School of Economics.
    4. Chang, Hui-Shung (Christie) & Griffith, Garry R. & Zepeda, Lydia, 2003. "An Overview of the Organic Food Products Market in Australia," Working Papers 12928, University of New England, School of Economics.
    5. Singh, Sukhpal, 2004. "Marketing of Indian Organic Products: Status, Issues, and Prospects," IIMA Working Papers WP2004-10-01, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
    6. Phillips, Jon C. & Peterson, H. Christopher, 2001. "Demand Overview For Organic Produce," Staff Papers 11778, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.


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