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Title:The Evolving Country Grain Marketing System in North Dakota
Authors:Dennis Ming and William Wilson
Publication Date:Jul 1983
Report #:DP-49
TRID #:01787555
Keywords:freight transportation, grain, grain terminals, marketing, multiple unit cars, pricing
Type:Research Report – Department Publications



The main objective of this study is to present an overview of grain procuring, handling, transportation, and selling as it pertains to North Dakota. Specific objectives are to: 1) examine the concept of shipping grain in multiple car units; 2) describe various marketing alternatives available to country elevators; 3) examine the concept of delayed pricing; and 4) present possible problem areas for potential subterminal facilities.

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