MODERN TRENDS IN U.S. LIVESTOCK ECONOMY
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MODERN TRENDS IN U.S. LIVESTOCK ECONOMY
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99-113
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Today's U.S. livestock production is shifting to large industrial operations. Four elements distinguish the transformation of the livestock sector - increased farm size, change in production technologies, increased enterprise specialization, and tighter vertical coordination and integration between the stages of production.
Keywords
LIVESTOCK, ECONOMY, DAIRY AND BEEF INDUSTRY, BROILER PRODUCTION, CONCENTRATION, SPECIALIZATION, VERTICAL INTEGRATION, HOG PRODUCTION
Date of publication
01.06.2011
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