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Agricultural Cooperatives

Definition:

Agriculture cooperatives involve the pooling of resources by multiple individuals in order to accomplish a shared goal which often includes the sharing of labor, machinery, and/or land with the objective of increasing positive outcomes for all involved.

Example of Agricultural Cooperatives:

At a certain time of the month, local farmers collect their crops and transport them to be sold in a cooperative. This system is more efficient as individual farmers can save time and money by the sharing of labor and facilities.
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