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.

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.

Agri-food Alliances Which Work: Cooperating to Compete
Presented to BeefNet Conference Meat & Livestock Australia, Sydney, Australia. Executive Brief. Darrell Toma, Toma & Bouma Management Consultants. June 18, 1999. A summary of ways in which agriculture and food businesses can work together.

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

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

Case Studies.
Supply and value chain case studies from the US.

Case Study - Improving Conventional and Organic Lamb.
Case study of conventional and organic lamb in Britain. The Food Chain Centre, 2005.

Case Study: Scottish Organic Milk Producers Ltd
Case study of a Scottish organic milk value chain.

Case Study: Scottish Pig Industry.
Case study of a Scottish pork value chain.

Castell Howell - Developing a £45m business in the foodservice sector.
Case study of a foodservice business which initiates value chains. By theFood Chain Centre.

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.

Cutting Costs - Adding Value in Red Meat.
Value chain analysis and lean thinking in the beef, pork, and lamb industry in Britain. The Food Chain Centre. 2005.

Cutting Costs Adding Value in Dairy.
Value chain analysis in the dairy industry in Britain. Food Chain Centre. 2005

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.

Livestock Marketing.
A Welsh case study of a lamb value chain by the Value Chain Management Centre.

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.

Natural Beef: Consumer Acceptability, Market Development and Economics.
Natural beef case studies. By Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor.

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.

Niche Marketing of Cattle/Beef.
Niche markets in the US and the value chains that fill them. By Emmit Rawls, University of Tennessee; Lee Meyer, University of Kentucky; Kenny Burdine, University of Kentucky. March 2002.

North American Bison Co-operative (NABC)
A profile of NABC, a new generation co-op of bison ranchers.

North Highland Products Ltd/Mey Selections Brand
Case study of a Scottish lamb and mutton value chain.

Northern Plains Premium Beef (NPPB)
A producer-owned, integrated beef production, processing, and marketing enterprise in the U.S.

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.

Presentation: South Dakota Certified Enrolled Cattle Program.
Presentation of the South Dakota Certified Enrolled CattleProgram. Bryce Baker, Ag Development Specialist, South Dakota Department of Agriculture.$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/bdv12175/$FILE/sdcec-alberta.pdf

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.

Supply Chain Management in the prime lamb industry Tender Plus®:
A success story case study of a lamb value chain in Austrailia. Sue Johnson1, Brent McLeod, Vince Vaina. International Farm Management Congress, 2003.

Tell Me What They Want, What They Really, Really Want!
The Challenges of Producing Quality Beef for Branded Products. The use of branded beef to meet consumer expectations. Barry Potter - Livestock Specialist/OMAFRA.

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

Update on Beef Industry Alliances.
Update of beef industry alliances. By Clement E. Ward and Kellie Curry Raper. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service AGEC-614.

Value Chains as a Long Term Profit Strategy.
Review of value chains throughout Canada and around the world. By Jerry Bouma, Toma and Bouma Management Consultants. 1999.

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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