Thin Markets Research Resources for NCBA Quality-Price-Discovery Working Group
Comments Submitted on the USDA GIPSA Proposed Rules to through the USDA Comment Process
2010-11-19 - SRKoontz – Comments to the USDA GIPSA Proposed Rules.pdf
USDA GIPSA Propose Rules Factsheets
Economic Factors Impacting the Cattle Industry (AMR 10-04).pdf
An Economic Perspective on the USDA GIPSA Packers & Stockyards Act Proposed Rule Change (AMR 10-03).pdf
What Does the RTI Study Say About Captive Supplies in the Cattle and Beef Industry (AMR 10-02).pdf
Presentations on Competition and the USDA GIPSA Proposed Rules
FR USDA GIPSA Proposed Rule Change - Highlighted.pdf Marked-up copy of rules used with Texas & Southwest Cattle Raisers.
2011-08 Rule Change.pdf Summary of rule change issues also used with TSCRA..
2010-10-26 Competition Issues.pdf ANEQ 478 CSU Guest Lecture.
2010-10 Rule Change.pdf Colorado Livestock Association Meeting, Fort Morgan, CO.
2010-10-20 Competition Issues.pdf Ag Lenders Meetings, La Junta, CO.
2010-10-05 Competition Issues.pdf Ag Lenders Meetings, Akron & Brighton, CO.
2010-09 Competition Issues.pdf Ag Lenders Meeting, Grand Junction, CO.
2010-08 Rule Change.pdf NCBA-NPPC Press Meeting, Fort Collins, CO.
2010-08 SRK Summary of RTI GIPSA.pdf DOJ Meeting, Washington, D.C.
2010-07 Rule Change.pdf NCBA Summer Meeting, Denver,CO.
2010-06 SRK Summary of RTI GIPSA.pdf Mississippi Farm Bureau Meeting, Jackson, MS.
2010-04 SRK Summary of RTI GIPSA.pdf NCBA Working Group Meeting, Denver, CO.
2010-02 Captive Supply Research.pdf NCBA Annual Convention and Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
2010-01 EconCompCattleNCBA.pdf NCBA Annual Convention and Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
2010-01 Market Power Synthesis.pdf Texas Cattle Feeders Association Board Meeting, Amarillo, TX.
2009-11 SRK Summary of RTI GIPSA.pdf Nebraska Cattlemen Meeting, Lincoln, NE.
Linked below is the testimony of the Undersecretary of Agriculture – to whom the GIPSA Administrator reports – and the testimony of the GIPSA Administrator regarding the proposed rules and the short comment period.
The perspective of the Congressional representative asking questions is an interesting read.
Comments Submitted Summarizing Market Power Research to through the USDA/DOJ Comment Process
2009-12-30 - SRKoontz - Market Power Synthesis.pdf
Published Research from the 2007 USDA RTI Livestock and Meat Marketing Study and Other Works
Koontz Lawrence (AgbusIJ 2010).pdf 2007 LMMS: Alternative Marketing Agreements and beefpacker P&Ls.
Liu Muth Koontz Lawrence (AgbusIJ 2009).pdf 2007 LMMS: Alternative Marketing Agreements and animal quality.
Muth Liu Koontz Lawrence (JARE 2008).pdf 2007 LMMS: Alternative Marketing Agreements and price differences and risk.
Livestock and Meat Marketing Study (2007) Volume 3 – USDA GIPSA 2007 Livestock and Meat Marketing Study – Complete Beef Team Report.
Livestock and Meat Marketing Study (2007) Volume 3 Section 3 Portion of USDA GIPSA 2007 Livestock and Meat Marketing Study – authored by Koontz.
Koontz (VCNA 2003).pdf Market power literature review.
Ward Koontz Schroeder (JARE 1998).pdf Market power research: USDA GIPSA 1996 Concentration Study.