University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture. Dept. of Agricultural Economics / Cooperation principles and practices: the application of cooperation to the assembling, processing and marketing of farm products, to the purchase of farm supplies and consumers' goods and to credit and insurance
III. The extent of cooperation in the United States, pp. 22-27 PDF (1.5 MB)
groups of commodities both in Wisconsin and in the United States. Grains, fruits and vegetables, and livestock also stand high among the commodities handled cooperatively. It is interesting to note, however, that practically every important agricultural commodity is handled cooperatively in some section of the country. TAMZ II-Volime of Business of CooPerative Associations in Ten Leading States, United States, Marketing Season, 1934-35 State Volume of bu Califonia $180,910oo0 Illinois 141,700,000 Now Yak 124,20,000 Minnelota 12240,110.00 Iowa 122,450,00D Wkcemix 1706,90,000 Ohio 63,950,000 MlNorri 61,930,000 Nebrska 46,100,000 Michigan 42,050,000 Coemedity Groups Ceompared-Commodity groups are ranked according to tbeir importance in volume of sales in Table m. For Wisconsin, the commodities ranked in order of their volume of sales are: Dairy products, Livestock, Grain, Fruits and Vegetables, Tobacco. I ; PIG. 4-COOPERATflX SA1,A OP LIVESTOCK AT A CXNTAIJ, MARxLT. I hA all of the le livestock mf the country, tplays an impor. | t I tant pa rt, rm S5to f o market receipt. at leading m eta are edd cooperatively. 24 - FIG- 4--CDC)PBRATM SATA OF LIVXSTocx AT A CXNTM JEARx=. At all of am leading livestock markeu ni the country mat Pam From 5 fadve selling plays an impor. to 35% of the market receipt at lead&W =8 are so-M cooperatively. 24 f i 01 FIG. 4.- Al all of t taut Pam Frod KIRT. re an impor. ratively.
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