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Impact of business climate factors on value-added activities in Illinois agriculture

J. Fred Giertz

Impact of business climate factors on value-added activities in Illinois agriculture

a first analysis

by J. Fred Giertz

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Published by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station in [Urbana] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Illinois.,
    • Value added -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 18).

      StatementJ. Fred Giertz and John B. Crihfield.
      SeriesBulletin / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station ;, 800, Bulletin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, 800.
      ContributionsCrihfield, John Brevard, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1775.I3 G53 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1669995M
      LC Control Number91623086

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