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Monopsony issues in agriculture buying power of processors in our nation"s agricultural markets : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, October 30, 2003 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Agricultural prices -- United States,
  • Produce trade -- United States,
  • Monopsonies -- United States

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SeriesS. hrg -- 108-478
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15558688M
ISBN 10016071902X

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