Home Skip to main content

Research Reports
Report Details

Title:Structure and Operating Characteristics of the North Dakota Grain Elevator Industry
Authors:Kenneth Casavant and Gene Griffin
Publication Date:Dec 1983
Report #:DP-47
TRID #:01789410
Keywords:economic efficiency, freight transportation, grain elevators
Type:Research Report – Department Publications



The overall objective of this report is to inventory the structure and conduct of the grain elevator industry in North Dakota. Specific objectives are to: 1) examine the physical plant of the North Dakota grain elevator industry; 2) review the type and role of functions performed by the elevators; 3) evaluate the use of transportation services by elevator management; and 4) examine changes in selected elevator structure and conduct activities over time.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050