By Jon K. Lauck
Lauck additionally considers the facility of farmers to prepare so that it will counter the industry energy of large-scale agribusiness purchasers. He explores using farmer cooperatives and different mechanisms which could elevate the bargaining strength of farmers. The booklet bargains the 1st severe old exam of the nationwide Farmers association, which absolutely embraced the bargaining strength reason within the postwar interval. Lauck unearths that self sustaining farmers’ makes an attempt at association were extra winning than formerly well-known, yet he additionally exhibits that their successes were undermined by way of the turning out to be focus and gear of agri-business agencies, justifying a brand new method of antitrust legislation in agricultural markets.
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