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The Role of Farmer Collaboration in Creating Supply Solutions

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As farmers we focus on issues including risk, costs and profit margins for our production systems because efficiency and productivity will be the basis for success in supplying commodities... I examined why farmers choose to operate individually and reasons why collaborative approaches have not been successful... Most individual farmers don't possess the grain marketing skills to consistently maximise the value of their production and have limited ability to leverage the best "deal" when small tonnages are offered...