Date of Graduation
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Agricultural & Extension Education
Stacy A. Gartin.
The purpose of this study was to determine perceptions of West Virginia calf pool producers with their local organization. This study was a descriptive survey research conducted with West Virginia calf pool producers who participated in a calf pool in 2005 and/or 2006. The majority of participants in the study reported that they were satisfied with the calf pool organizations, and would continue to participate. Over half reported that they planned to increase their production within five years in order to market more calves through the calf pool. The average calf pool producer in West Virginia is over 50 years of age, raises 56 calves on his farm and markets 36 of them through WV calf pools.
Stemple, Carrie M., "Perceptions of calf pool participants toward West Virginia calf pool organizations" (2007). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 2526.