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By Glynn McBride

The genesis of this publication dates again a couple of years to an annual assembly of the yank Institute of Cooperation. Cooperative leaders at that assembly overtly expressed their emotions that they want a miles improved dedication at the a part of our land furnish universities specifically and different academic associations often to making a better knowing of cooperatives and their position in our financial system. for the reason that i used to be in contract with this place, the direction more often than not crew motion which i used to be instructing was once replaced to stress the position of agricultural cooperatives. the necessity for a textbook designed to aid during this emphasis grew to become obvious. This publication is the fruits of an attempt to satisfy that desire. This publication has been ready with the scholar and teacher in brain. it's established upon adventure won from a long time of interplay with scholars in a school room surroundings, in discussions with them after category hours, and when they had entire their measure requisites and had taken positions in jndustry, govt, or in different places. whereas targets of the publication have remained really unchanged through the years, the sub­ stance and structure as technique of assembly these goals have replaced at times due to those contacts and discussions. The enter xiv Preface xv of scholars through the years as mirrored during this product is gratefully acknowledged.

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What is the relevance of this for our objectives in this course? == = = = 3 The Structure of Agriculture As indicated in the previous chapter, the structural arrangement of the industries that provide inputs to agriculture and buy the products produced by agricultural firms tends toward the monopoly position. They are made up of a few large firms. Each has a sizable share of the market, and actions of each have an impact on market price. They do not act independently of each other because they are very much aware of potential actions of other firms in the industry.

2, individual ownership accounts for about 90% of all farms with sales of over $2500 in 1974. Partnerships made up 9% and corporations 2% of the total. The individual proprietorship type of organization has historically been the main form. Family farm corporations dominate the corporate farm numbers and make use of this form of organization mainly for the purpose of facilitating estate planning and intergenerational transfer of farm assets. There has been a great deal of attention paid to corporate farming in the past 10 years or so.

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