72 Results for 'USA'

PO – COMMUNICATION PRODUCTION RISKS TO NON-TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURE PRODUCERS AND VALUE ADDED PRODUCERS

Keywords: community supported agriculture; agricultural law; local food movement; contract law; risk management education; Entrepreneurship

PO – COMMUNICATION PRODUCTION RISKS TO NON-TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURE PRODUCERS AND VALUE ADDED PRODUCERS

Keywords: community supported agriculture; CSA; value added; diversification

PO – CONSIDERATIONS WHEN ADDING A COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA) VENTURE

Keywords: Finance; Capital; Rural; Efficiencies

PO – FINANCING RURAL AMERICA: CHALLENGES IN ACCESS TO CAPITAL

Abstract: A dairy advisory team is a group of farm advisors working together with a dairy farm family towards a common purpose. Teams need structure and a designated facilitator to work well. This paper outlines the steps to creating an ...Read More

NPR – USING DAIRY ADVISORY TEAMS FOR BENCHMARKING AND DECISION MAKING

Abstract: Joint venture agreements continue to grow in popularity as farmers look for ways to gain efficiencies, integrate horizontally or vertically within their sector, or take advantage of opportunities they otherwise could not access on their own. While joint ventures ...Read More

NPR – POTENTIAL BUSINESS FORMS FOR AGRICULTURAL JOINT VENTURES

Abstract: Women are an increasingly visible portion of farmers in the United States, rising to about 14 percent of principal farm operators. The Annie’s Project educational program is dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern agricultural enterprise. It is ...Read More

NPR – FARM MANAGEMENT EDUCATION FOR WOMEN: THE ANNIE’S PROJECT PROGRAM

Abstract: Safety net programs affect farm income and farmers ability to manage risk.  Some economists argue that safety net programs benefit large farmers more and accelerate farm consolidation.  The purpose of the paper is to test the hypothesis that the ...Read More

NPR – THE ROLE OF U. S. SAFETY NET PROGRAMS IN INCENTIVIZING FARM GROWTH: A SIMULATION APPROACH

Abstract: Various government agencies maintain numerous georeferenced databases valuable for agricultural business management. Accessing these databases is oftentimes consuming and frustrating. Reducing the transaction cost of accessing these databases increases their value. Providing visual, educational and regulatory pages associated with ...Read More

NPR – AGRICULTURAL SITE ASSESSMENT TOOL: AUTOMATING AND ENHANCING DELIVERY OF MULTIPLE SITE-SPECIFIC DATABASES

Abstract: Research suggests the low rates of success in intergenerational transfers of family farms stem from inadequate estate planning, insufficient capitalization of farm businesses, and a failure to prepare the next generation properly for their new roles. Providing farmers the ...Read More

NPR – LABOUR FORCE OF THE FUTURE PRODUCER PERSPECTIVES IN STARTING THE FARM TRANSITION PROCESS

Abstract: In 2015, an educational farm tour was held in Ohio, USA with 3,009 participants to promote consumer confidence in modern food production. Exit surveys (n=578) indicated that first-time visitors’ (60% of those surveyed) level of trust in modern food ...Read More