Moroni Feed Company: Impact of a Cooperative on Sanpete County, Utah

Turkey producers in Central Utah rely on the Moroni Feed Company, a highly integrated cooperative which replaced a declining sugar beet production of the 1930's. The cooperative's complete services now include everything from breeder flocks to processed turkey products, feed milling, field services, processing, storage, marketing on a pooling basis, and financing new and young farmers. The cooperative has distributed about $30 million of patronage refunds to its 135 members, and provides patrons with about $20 million worth of poults, and markets over $30 million worth of turkeys a .fear. The cooperative is the main business in the rural community of Moroni, which benefits from an annual payroll of $3.3 million to some 1,100 employees.


Issue Date:
1979-10
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/152797
Total Pages:
47
Series Statement:
FCRR
13
NTIS
PB80110166
Farmer Cooperative Research Report (FCRR)




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