عنوان مقاله [English]
More than half a century has passed since agriculture cooperative companies were established, but still these companies cannot fulfill a role befitting a national economical section with importance and expansion as that of agriculture has not yet found their true position in development and extension of sustainable agriculture. This study was conducted in 2008 aiming to examine the status of the agriculture cooperatives companies in Bushehr and Dashtestan cities and the factors contributing to the lack of success in these companies. The statistical population consists of all related experts and specialists in Bushehr's Province General Office of Cooperation and other related offices and the province's agricultural cooperative companies Managing Directors. Sampling method was simple random type and sample size was determined 56 persons using Neyman – Pearson method. Data gathering tool was a questionnaire with five choice questions (using Likert spectrum) and data analysis was carried out according to subject's requirements by descriptive and inferential statistical methods (Hypothesis and T Tests).
The results show that factors that play an important role in province's unsuccessful agricultural cooperative companies include: lack of cooperation and suitable reaction from province's executive bodies, high costs of raw material & provision, high commissions of bank facilities and long procedures for acquiring such facilities from banks and financial and credit institutes, insignificant capitals, lack of proper cooperation from the province's cooperative fund, unfavorable marketing and absence of proper information services in various fields.