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Dairy farming and milk marketing relationships in the CIS

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Abstract

A team of Western and CIS agricultural economists presents the results of a cross-national survey of 916 dairy farms located in Armenia, Moldova, and Ukraine. The focus on milk marketing and supply chain relationships reflects their importance as determinants of farmers' welfare. Survey findings cover herd sizes, milk yields, investment activities, prices, sales to processors, and relationships with and support from buyers. An analysis of farmer satisfaction based on use of an ordered probit model, highlights the significance of trust and support measures. Copyright © 2007 by Bellwether Publishing, Ltd. All rights reserved.


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Author(s): Gorton M, White J, Dries L, Ignat A, Sardaryan G, Skripnik A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Eurasian Geography and Economics

Year: 2007

Volume: 48

Issue: 6

Pages: 733-747

Print publication date: 01/11/2007

ISSN (print): 1538-7216

ISSN (electronic): 1938-2863

Publisher: Bellwether Publishing, Ltd.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2747/1539-7216.48.6.733

DOI: 10.2747/1539-7216.48.6.733


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