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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
([1937])

III. The extent of cooperation in the United States,   pp. 22-27 PDF (1.5 MB)


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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.
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      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.
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re an impor.
ratively.


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