Regional Business and Economics Newspaper

January 2000



The pig in the python

Farmers believe they are getting squeezed by consolidation and concentration on the front and back ends


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Agribusiness Concentration

 

Opinion

  • Excelsior-Henderson: Motorcycle dream fades in bankruptcy
    The recent bankruptcy of Minnesota's Excelsior-Henderson Co., a motorcycle manufacturer whose start-up was subsidized by state and local governments, has again raised the issue of the wisdom of those financial supports. The editorials in this issue look at two sides of the subsidy coin.
  • Counterpoint: The lesson to be learned from the failed Excelsior-Henderson
    The recent bankruptcy of Minnesota's Excelsior-Henderson Co., a motorcycle manufacturer whose start-up was subsidized by state and local governments, has again raised the issue of the wisdom of those financial supports. The editorials in this issue look at two sides of the subsidy coin.
 

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