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Livestock Cooperatives

Cotton Cooperatives
CIR 1 Section 18. 21 pgs. 1985. Bruce 1. Reynolds
From USDA Rural Development.

Colorado ranchers band together to cut cattle-grazing costs
by Coleman Cornelius, Rural Cooperatives March/April 2001

Cooperative Agro Pastorale Segbeya African swine-raising, cooperative struggles to survive and prosper
by Azanmasso Joseph and Steven Graham, Rural Cooperatives November/December 2001

Cooperative Coordination in the hog-pork system: Examples from Europe and the U.S.
by Lee F. Schrader; Michael Boehlje, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Staff Paper 96-21, September 1996. This paper requires Adobe Acrobat for viewing.

Cooperatives' Role in Hog Contract Production
Research Report 116. 22 pgs. 1993. V. James Rhodes
USDA Rural Cooperatives

Dakota Lamb Growers Cooperative
A Case Study
Prepared for the North Central Initiative for Small Farm Profitability
By the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
Funded by the Initiative for Future Agriculture & Food Systems
A progfam of the United States Department of Agriculture
Authored by Maria Powell, Nalinee Thongchua, and Greg Lawless
July 2002

Is a National Pork Marketing Cooperative Viable?
by Brad Gehrke and James Matson. Publication for the NCR - 194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting held on December 12-13, 2000.

Lessons From Producer-Owned Lamb Ventures
Research Report 167. 1998. Ronald Smith, Edward Smith, Ernest Davis, Richard Edward, and Gustavo Molina
USDA Rural Cooperatives

Livestock, Wool, Poultry, and Meat Cooperatives Function, Marketing, and Services
Research Report 118. 35 pgs. 1993. T. Fred White, Jr,
USDA Rural Development

Livestock and Wool Cooperatives.
CIR 1 Section 14. 34 pgs. 1979. John T. Haas, David L. Holder, and Clement E. Ward,
USDA Rural Development

Marketing Fed Cattle: Cooperative Opportunity
Service Report 38. 51 pgs. 1993. Clement E. Ward, Timm J. Bliss, and Julie A. Hogeland
USDA Rural Development

New Generation Cooperatives Case Study: Hard Choices: The Birth and Death of Ranchers' Choice Cooperative
by David Carter, New Generation Cooperatives: Case Studies, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 2000

New Generation Cooperatives Case Study: U.S. Premium Beef
by Mary Holz-Clause, New Generation Cooperatives: Case Studies, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 2000

Role of Local Co-ops In the Emerging Swine Industry
Research Report 144. 19 pgs. 1995. Julie A. Hogeland
USDA Rural Development

Smaller livestock operations can reduce pollution and large capital expenditures by forming a waste management cooperative
by Wade Binion Rural Cooperatives March/April 1999

Some say Pork America represents best, and possibly last, chance for hog farmers to gain significant market access
by James Matson and Brad C. Gehrke Rural Development September/October 2000

Willingness to Participate in a Beef Cattle Marketing Cooperative,
M Curt Lacy, M. Darren Hudson and Randall D. Little
Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Western Agricultural Economics Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado July 13-16, 2003

Young livestock and poultry co-ops share goal to strengthen producers' role in marketplace
by Dan Campbell, Rural Cooperatives May/June 2001

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