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Cooperatives and Member Commitment
Agricultural cooperatives around the world are facing major structural challenges as they respond to a more industrialized agriculture, globalization, and freer trade. Co-ops are responding to theseExpand
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AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
In the last ten years the seed and pesticide industries have undergone a substantial number of structural changes. These changes are due to a number of factors, some of which are common to allExpand
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Inserting GM Products into the Food Chain: The Market and Welfare Effects of Different Labeling and Regulatory Regimes
The purpose of this article is to examine the system-wide effects of the introduction of genetically modified (GM) products with and without labeling and to compare these two regimes to a thirdExpand
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New Generation Cooperatives and Cooperative Theory
North Dakota and Minnesota are currently witnessing a renewal in the growth of cooperative enterprises. At the heart of this renewal lies the so-called New Generation Cooperative (NGC), a term thatExpand
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Organizational Commitment in a Mixed Oligopoly: Agricultural Cooperatives and Investor-Owned Firms
A number of agricultural cooperativeorganizations—prominent examples includeTri-Valley Growers and the SaskatchewanWheat Pool—currently face considerablefinancialandExpand
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The Inconsistency of Land Values, Land Rents, and Capitalization Formulas
This paper examines relationships that exist between farm income, land values, and capital asset pricing theory. Using two commonly referenced data sets, it is shown that land prices and land rentsExpand
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The Future of Canadian Agricultural Cooperatives: A Property Rights Approach
prise seems to be in jeopardy. Substitutes for farm-produced products and inputs are, to an increasing extent, coming from nonfarm sectors. Vertically integrating relationships shift control to theExpand
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Consumption effects of genetic modification: what if consumers are right?
This paper develops a model of differentiated consumers to examine the consumption effects of genetic modification (GM) under alternative labeling regimes and segregation enforcement scenarios.Expand
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Supply chain management: the case of a UK baker preserving the identity of Canadian milling wheat
This paper examines bread wheat quality and its effect on vertical co‐ordination in the wheat supply chain. Wheat quality is defined by many different characteristics, which poses limitations on theExpand
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Process Innovation Activity in a Mixed Oligopoly: The Role of Cooperatives
This article develops a sequential game-theoretic model of heterogeneous producers to examine the market and welfare effects of cooperative involvement in process innovation activity in theExpand
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