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Timothy Hay Business in Alberta: Business Models and Supply Chain Issues

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ABSTRACT

This paper presents the business model and supply chain issues of Timothy hay business in Southern Alberta. Production, processing, marketing and distribution aspects of the business are described. Research was conducted using case-based field studies involving Timothy farmers, hay plant operators and forage research scientists. It is recommended that further research in raising yield of hay production and a better management of freight and exchange rate fluctuations will be greatly beneficial to this sector of business.

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S. Zahir, "Timothy Hay Business in Alberta: Business Models and Supply Chain Issues," American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 157-163. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2013.32021.

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