Ted Schroeder

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F or the livestock and meat industry, the 1990s were a period of marked vertical integration. By the end of the decade, the use of production contracts, marketing agreements, and other ownership linkages between beef and pork producers and meat packers had provoked such controversy that Congress began to consider legislation to abolish many types of market(More)
Internet usage is growing rapidly among agricultural producers and processors, but little attention has been paid to the advantages of agribusiness firms using the Internet as an information exchange with other firms, such as input suppliers. A case study of a beef processor using the Internet to deliver information to input suppliers is presented to(More)
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