Contesting Agriculture: Cooperativism and Privatization in by Hans C. Buechler

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Examines the privatization of agriculture in japanese Germany for the reason that 1989.

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One has to fight (the German term she used literally means “to push forward with one’s elbows”). I had to buy my first tractor and had to take a loan for a quarter of a million and then another quarter of a million because that was not enough. And my money is lying over there and the cooperative is working with my money with which I could have paid for the tractor. That’s going on for four years. ” The points of contention are not likely to be entirely resolved even in the longer run. For example, should the Feldmanns decide to raise cows, they would again be dependent on the cooperative to release part of their milk quota, for milk production is strictly regulated by the European Union, and another struggle could ensue.

He felt that he had much more leeway to make decisions than before. Before the Wende the beginning of the harvest was dictated from above irrespective of whether local conditions warranted it or not. “[Today] I can decide whether to do something or not. When I feel that it is economically feasible then we discuss it briefly—one person alone doesn’t always know everything—and then we leave it. If we think that planting sunflowers might be something suitable for us to do, then we first find out all we can about it.

Such decisions were not made according to party politics, unless the comrades had a special agenda. In general, we dealt with local issues. Many of the comrades in the council had access to cash through the firms they represented. The kindergarten might need a new coat of paint and a new heating system. Who could have paid for that? The Kreis never had any money, and the communities as a result very little. So the collective would contribute 100,000 marks, and the galvanizing plant could contribute much less, but would take 20,000 out of the director’s fund.

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