Business Models and Producer-Owned Ventures: Choices, Challenges, and Changes

Producer-owned business models are rapidly evolving. Producer-owned, value-added ventures face a number of organizational challenges, including capital acquisition, security exchange registration, antitrust exemption, borrowing eligibility, and operational flexibility. This paper examines the success of evolving producer-owned business models in addressing these challenges. The need for uniform criteria to distinguish producer-owned business from other business forms throughout the complex structure of policies and laws affecting value-added ventures is highlighted.


Issue Date:
2007-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/6529
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 39, Number 2
Page range:
381-387
Total Pages:
7
JEL Codes:
Q13; Q14; Q18




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