Project ID

2003-P10

Abstract

This study examines the structure, function, and perceived success of an organic growers' cooperative organization called OFARM.

Key Question

Can farmers enhance and protect the price of organic products with group marketing?

Findings

The results of this study indicate that organized farmers can obtain prices in the range of 10 to 40 percent higher than those received by farmers acting alone to market organic grains.

Principal Investigator(s)

Roger Ginder

Co-Investigator(s)

Amy Guptil, Richard A. Levins, Laurance R. Waldoch, Rick Welsh,

Year of Grant Completion

2006

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