Farmer Cooperative Statistics, 1980

Ralph M. Richardson, Celestine C. Adams, Katherine C. DeVille, Frances E. Mahan, Diane R. Moore, Elizabeth J. Simmons, John W. Stutzman
1982 unpublished
A survey of U.S. farmer cooperatives for calendar year 1980 showed a continuing upward trend in total business volume but a continuing decline in number of organizations and memberships. Total gross business and total net business volume are reported for 6,293 cooperatives. Business volume, number of cooperatives, and cooperative memberships are reported by commodity for those cooperatives classified as marketing, farm supply, and related service. A 10-year comparison shows changes in business
more » ... olume, market share, and numbers. Data showing selected activities of other service organizations are also presented.
doi:10.22004/ag.econ.313816 fatcat:dwwl4upvavdbtfcgkruesvuoji