Value Chain

Livestock Resources : Value Chain Case Study (International)

Blade Farming’s Revolutionary Beef and Veal Production System
This case explains how Blade Farming Ltd., a UK company developed a system that brings all parties/businesses of the value chain together to result in their ability to product, process and market beef more sustainably.

Livestock Marketing Case Study (et en français)
Decreasing Costs amd Increasing Revenue: Through trust, feedback, and attention to detail.

A Case Study of China's Commercial Pork Value Chain.
By Jacinto F. Fabiosa, Dinghuan Hu, and Cheng Fang. MATRIC Research Paper 05-MRP 11. August 1, 2005. Midwest Agribusiness Trade Research and Information Center, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Case study of a Chinese pork value chain.

Australia’s Traceability System Case Study – August 2014
Learning from Australia’s Traceability and Meat Standards Program.

Bill Niman's Next Move.
An article about Niman Ranch and BN Ranch value chains. By Bo Burlingham. Inc., Jul 1, 2009.

Blade Farming Beef and Veal Production Case Study – August 2014
Blade Farming’s Revolutionary Beef and Veal Production System.

CROPP Cooperative, The Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools: A Case Study.
A case study of a new generation co-op focussed on organic food production. Prepared for the North Central Initiative for Small Farm Profitability by the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives. Funded by the Initiative for Future Agricult

Comparative Analysis of Beef Traceability in Australia and Ontario – May 2015
The effectiveness and value of any traceability system is determined enabling businesses actors must exist for a traceability system to be and an industry to protect its competitive interests.

Cooperative Coordination in the Hog-Pork System: Examples from Europe and the U.S.
Alternative methods of cooperative coordination in the hog-pork system are examined. By Lee F. Schrader, and Michael Boehlje. Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University. Staff Paper 96-21. September, 1996.

Farm Fresh Connection: A Program of the Maine Sustainable Agriculture Society.
A case study of a value chain involving the foodservice industry.

Innovative Models: Small Grower and Retailer Collaborations
Good Natured Family Farms and Balls Food Stores. Part A: Good Natured Family Farms' perspective a case study of a value chain in Kansas, from the producer's perspective.

Innovative Models: Small Grower and Retailer Collaborations (2)
Good Natured Family Farms and Balls Food Stores. Part B: Balls Food Stores' perspective. A case study of a value chain in Kansas, from the buyer's perspective.

Learning from the UK Beef Industry
A series of factors, including food safety incidents such as BSE, continuing changes in subsidy payments, and industry consolidation, are driving changes in how British beef is produced, processed and marketed.

Mid-scale food value chains case study: Country Natural Beef.
Summarized case study of Country Natural Beef's vaCAIS. 2009. lue chain.

Mid-scale food value chains case study: Organic Valley.
Summarized case study of Organic Valley's value chain. CAIS. 2009.

New Seasons Market Case Study in Portland, Oregon
Case study of a regional grocery chain involved in value chains. by Eileen Brady. Ag-of-the-Middle Task Force Regional Case Studies. July 2004.

Oregon Country Beef
A value chain consisting of 40 cow/calf beef ranches in Oregon.

Ozark Mountain Pork Heritage Acres Brand
Case study of a pork value chain in Missouri.

Strategic Alliances in the U.S. Beef Supply Chain.
Analysis of strategic alliances in the U.S. beef supply chain. By Brandi R. Mulrony and Fabio R. Chaddad. Journal of Food Distribution Research 36(3). November 2005.

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA)
A U.S. value chain specializing in cheeses.

Value Creation of Farmer-Driven Marketing Channels.
The Case of Murrellen Pork. By H. Gow, L. Oliver, N. Gow. Journal of Food Distribution Research: 34-01. March, 2003. A case study of a New Zealnd pork value chain.

Values-Based & Value-Added Value Chains in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest Ag of the Middle Project.
A survey of values-based and value added chains in the U.S. March 15, 2007. Submitted by Aaron K. Hoshide, University of Maine.

Values-based food supply chains, Executive summary
Country Natural Beef, CROPP/Organic Valley, Shepherd's Grain and Red Tomato. Four case studies of value chains in the U.S. By Steve Stevenson, CIAS.2009.

Values-based food supply chains: Country Natural Beef
Case study of Country Natural Beef's value chain. by Steve Stevenson, CIAS. 2009

Values-based food supply chains: Organic Valley
Case study of Organic Valley's value chain. by Steve Stevenson, CIAS. 2009

Why Future Beef Went Under, by Wes Ishmael. Beef. Nov. 1, 2002.
Factors that led to the failure of Future Beef Operations.

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