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Are structural changes in the agri-food sector causing the instability of parochial ag-producers?
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Parochial (Amish and Mennonites) agriculture producers have been known for their stability (historically large numbers) (Kollmorgen, 1943). Though, more recently, the percentage of parochial members who are ag-producers ...
Using Friedman to understand the relationship between market competition and corporate social performance
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
The Corporate Social Performance (CSP) literature focuses on the relationship between financial performance and social performance of firms. Although the literature recognizes a positive relationship between these two ...
Three essays on economic growth and the environment: A comparative analysis of developed and developing countries
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
Program attributes that impact a farmer's willingness-to-accept participation in a high oleic soybean (hos) segregation program: a choice experiment
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
HOS need to be segregated from commodity grain at the farm and through the rest of the food chain so that high oleic soybeans and oils do not get commingled with their bulk counterpart. Production on farm is typically ...
Technical analysis of evolving farm organization
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
In the 20th century, some farm organizations have evolved to include more separation of ownership and control, formality, and complexity. We examine propositions of existing theory on the effects to farm success and farm ...
Three essays on entrepreneurship theory and practice
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation investigates entrepreneurship theory through the perspective of empirical study, case study, and the history of economic thought. The ...