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Economics of Organic Grain and Soybean Production in the Midwestern United States

@inproceedings{Welsh1999EconomicsOO,
  title={Economics of Organic Grain and Soybean Production in the Midwestern United States},
  author={R. Welsh},
  year={1999}
}
Organic agriculture offers expanding market opportunities for many farmers, processors, distributors, and retailers in the food system (Anton Dunn, 1997a; 1997b). The recent launch of an organic breakfast cereal line by General Mills, complete with a multi-million dollar advertizing budget, exemplifies the expansion. Filling those cereal boxes likely means more organic grain and soybeans from u.s. farmers, many of them in the Midwest. But, is organic production a profitable alternative for the… Expand

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