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Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Danny Klinefelter DTN Farm Business Advisor
Mon May 6, 2013 11:22 AM CDT

For the past 30 years we have heard that U.S. and Canadian agriculture are moving toward a bi-modal structure comprised of a relatively few large-scale commercial producers and a large number of smaller, often part-time, farms. In many ways I've always felt this was a gross oversimplification, but there is a rapidly growing trend toward three types of producers in another context. I believe we are moving toward an industry structure made up of specialized niche-market producers, open market commodity producers and qualified suppliers for coordinated supply chains. Obviously the speed and extent of this transition will differ dramatically by ...

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