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Investigations of rural conditions in Boone County, Missouri, as related to the county farm adviser
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 1916)
The agricultural development of the past five years has established in thirty-three states of the union outside of the southern states "County Agricultural Agents" or "Farm Advisers" whose duty it is to live in the county in which they work...
Three essays on phosphorus runoff and water quality
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Water pollution caused by nutrients, and the resulting eutrophication, have increased over time. This water pollution is increasingly caused by non-point source pollution, both...
Product differentiation and the role of contracts : the US pork industry case
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
This dissertation studies factors influencing the rapid transition from spot markets to contracts recently observed in the exchanges between farm producers and processors or distributors. In particular, it attempts to fill ...
The investment horizon issue in user-owned organizations
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
This research addresses the issue of an investment constraint in user-owned agricultural organizations called the horizon problem. Scholars have suggested the restrictions on the transferability of residual claimant rights and the restricted...
The impact analysis of structural change in Korean agriculture with respect to the Korean-United States free trade agreement : dynamic simultaneous equation model approach
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The main objective of this study is the analysis of the impacts of the Korean-United States Free Trade Agreement. On April 2, 2007, Korea and the United States concluded a...