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Agricultural Cooperatives—Looking Ahead—Issues and Challenges

  • Glynn McBride

Abstract

Agricultural cooperatives have been portrayed as a form of business enterprise in a market economy which is particularly adapted to serving the needs of the agricultural sector because of its structural arrangement. Cooperatives are designed to provide services to agricultural producers which they, as individuals, cannot provide for themselves or cannot do so as effectively.

Keywords

Public Interest Market Power Business Enterprise Internal Revenue Agricultural Cooperative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Glynn McBride
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  1. 1.Department of Agricultural EconomicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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