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Title:An Analysis of Grain Carrying Costs and Cash Grain Advances to North Dakota Country Elevators
Authors:Denver Tolliver and Dennis Ming
Publication Date:Jun 1982
Report #:SP-19
TRID #:01789875
Keywords:cash flow, costs, economics, freight transportation, grain, grain elevators, incentives, interest rates, payment, regulations
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



The general purpose of this paper is to examine certain effects of high interest rates on the marketing of grain. Specifically, the paper addresses alternative carrying costs to country elevators assuming various scenarios and contains a description of the economic incentives for utilizing cash grain advances. In addition, the rules and regulations governing advance payments to country elevators in North Dakota are compared with advance payments being made in other areas of the country.

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