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Title: Key Issues Affecting the Feasibility of Producer-Owned, Value-Added Ventures in the South
Authors: Wolfe, Kent
Barefield, Alan
Keywords: agribusiness
economic development
value-added venture
JEL Codes: R11
Issue Date: 2007-08
Abstract: The transition from agricultural producer to agribusiness entrepreneur is littered with obstacles not associated with traditional farming operations. Producers are typically faced with an established market for their products as well as defined production practices and budgets. These familiar industry institutions are not available for use in the agribusiness environment. As a result, entrepreneurs are faced with new, unfamiliar situations that can significantly affect the success of their proposed or fledging business.
Institution/Association: Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics>Volume 39, Number 02, August 2007
Total Pages: 11
From Page: 389
To Page: 399
Collections:Volume 39, Number 02, August 2007

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