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Title:Use of the Grain Transit Privilege in the Upper Great Plains
Authors:A. Clyde Vollmers and David Nelson
Publication Date:Jun 1970
Report #:DP-12
TRID #:01785374
Keywords:economics, grain, railroads, transit privileges
Type:Research Report – Department Publications



The general objective of this study is to determine the extent of the use of the transit privilege by grain handlers in the Upper Great Plains region. The specific objectives are: 1) to identify and analyze the determinants of the use of transit by a grain marketing firm; 2) to identify and describe the characteristics of firms that have transit accounts; and 3) to identify and analyze the cost of providing the transit privilege.

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