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Contract farming (or vertical integration) has been discussed widely during the past few years. It has been the subject of many articles in farm magazines, trade publications and professional journals.3 Authors differ.greatly in their interpretations of contract farming and in their attitudes toward it. Opinions differ, and uncertainty persists concerning future developments and trends in contract farming under midwestern conditions.
Iowa State University. Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station
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Phillips, Richard, "Analysis of costs and benefits to feed manufacturers from financing and contract programs in the Midwest" (1962). Special Report. 30.