Comparative study of different development modes of vegetables' professional cooperatives: Based on four exemplary professional cooperatives in Yi'nan County Shandong
Zhang Mingyue;Xue Xingli;College Economic Management, Shandong Agricultural University;
In order to find out the different developing modes of vegetables professional cooperative, and understand their similarities and differences between them, questionnaire and investigation were used together, this paper analyzed the development mode in Yi'nan county firstly, on this basis, took four typical vegetable professional cooperatives for example, one instance was chosen in every mode, then compared their development condition, service condition, analyzed their similarity and difference of economic and social efficiency. The results showed that the suitable development model is the fundamental thing for the development of cooperative; different development models of cooperatives have different feature in operation, which bring different performance of cooperatives and farmers; support from external organizations can enhance the sustainable development capacity of cooperative. According to these conclusions, this paper have put forward the following suggestions to promote the cooperative to develop healthily, vegetables professional cooperative should select the appropriate development model; the cooperatives should adjust development emphasis according to feature of different development models;the government needs to find and train good leaders who own capital, technology, management or other advantages, because they have the ability to set up vegetables professional cooperative.