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Why farmers must organize for business

commodity coöperative marketing : an economic remedy for an economic ill based on sound business and financial principles

by Aaron Sapiro

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Published by Departments of Information of the Tobacco Growers Co-operative Association and the North Carolina Cotton Growers Co-operative Association in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cooperative marketing of farm produce

  • Edition Notes

    Address by Aaron Sapiro, with endorsement by Carter Glass.

    ContributionsGlass, Carter, 1858-1946, Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association. Department of Information, North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association. Information Department
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26658033M
    OCLC/WorldCa707458025

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