Crop Contracts versus Spot Markets under the Marketing Assistance Loan Program: The Case of Peanuts

We analyze two types of crop marketing contracts between agricultural producers and processors, delivery-at-harvest and an "option-to-purchase" that emerged in US peanut market after the 2002 Farm Act. This contract structure is interpreted as a marketing strategy trying to fill the gap left by the former quota system.


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Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35585
Total Pages:
19
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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