CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues

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2017-04-01
11:51
In the hope of supporting rural economies, some rural planners suggest fostering food processing firms in rural areas. Locating close to the source of necessary agricultu [...]
29 May 2008 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
14:23
Cook’s (1995) life cycle theory of cooperatives predicts a rise and fall of cooperatives over time. He argues that cooperatives arise as a response, by producers or con [...]
11 March 2008 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
14:55
The beef sector in North America, as in much of Europe, has not industrialized as rapidly as other animal production industries (pork, poultry). At the same time, the mar [...]
11 March 2008 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
14:47
As cattle markets have transitioned from predominantly cash market sealed-bid or negotiated price discovery to more formula pricing, marketing agreements, forward contrac [...]
28 December 2007 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
14:20
Competition among beef packing firms, use of so-called captive supply, and methods of price discovery have been prolonged, contentious issues in the U.S. beef industry fo [...]
20 December 2007 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
09:05
The economic health of the Canadian beef industry is dependent upon exports. The U.S. market is the largest export market (over 70 percent of export volume) for Canadian [...]
12 December 2007 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
10:26
The discovery of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Canada and the United States in 2003 prompted an immediate and decisive reaction from importers, with the closu [...]
31 January 2007 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
12:49
In response to growing concerns about coronary heart disease (CHD), the Government of Canada has recently taken policy measures to reduce Canadian trans fatty acid (TFA) [...]
07 December 2006 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
11:33
Il existe un intérêt croissant de la part des divers niveaux de gouvernements envers le développement des bioproduits et des intervenants de l’agroalimentaire croien [...]
07 December 2006 | Journal Article |

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2017-04-01
15:07
Trade liberalization scenarios are often evaluated using sophisticated programming models that rely on a number of assumptions related to demand and supply parameters. On [...]
06 November 2006 | Journal Article |

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