AMERICAN FARMERS IN THE GRAIN EXPORT BUSINESS: A GUIDE TO BUYING DIRECT

At port locations, U.S. farmer cooperatives handle between one-fifth and one-fourth of total U.S. grain and oilseed exports. Grain marketing volume in 1976 totaled 64 million metric tons of which grains, oilseeds and products directly exported brought $1.4 billion. This guide indicates how to make direct contact with exporting farmers' cooperatives. It describes these cooperatives briefly and provides information on others that are part of the U.S. cooperative grain marketing system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Agriculture

    Economics, Statistics and Cooperative Service, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20250
  • Authors:
    • Bunker, A R
  • Publication Date: 1979-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 44 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00304498
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CIR-22
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1980 12:00AM