Agricultural markets are often cited as exhibiting the characteristics of the perfect competition market structure

In The News: Agricultural markets are often cited as exhibiting the characteristics of the perfect competition market structure. Does farming fit this model? Use the keyword ECONOMIC NEWS in an Internet search engine (Google, Bing etc.) to locate online news sources such as CNN News, the NY Times, Chicago Tribune, Forbes, US News and World Report, or any of the various other nationally recognized news providers.