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Organizing Meatpacking Cooperatives: Recent Producer Attempts


  • Hogeland, Julie A.


Montana 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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  • Hogeland, Julie A., 1982. "Organizing Meatpacking Cooperatives: Recent Producer Attempts," Research Reports 51385, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business and Cooperative Programs.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:urdbrr:51385

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    1. Steven C. Blank, 1986. "World dairy market structure," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 2(2), pages 183-198.
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