This study examines the structure, function, and perceived success of an organic growers' cooperative organization called OFARM.
Can farmers enhance and protect the price of organic products with group marketing?
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.
Amy Guptil, Richard A. Levins, Laurance R. Waldoch, Rick Welsh,
Year of Grant Completion
Ginder, Roger; Guptil, Amy; Levins, Richard A.; Waldoch, Laurance R.; and Welsh, Richard, "Forming agricultural bargaining units for a sustainable and equitable agriculture" (2006). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 264.