FACTORS AFFECTING CONTRACTOR AND GROWER SUCCESS IN HOG CONTRACTING

This study analyzes a national survey of U.S. hog producers within a principal-agent framework in order to examine factors affecting contractor and grower success in hog contracting. Several factors had differential impacts on contractor and grower returns. Results suggest that there may be a role for public policy in ensuring that contract arrangements are conducted fairly.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20552
Total Pages:
22
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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