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Title:The Effects of Rail Rate Changes on Regional Grain Marketing Patterns and Prices: A Case Study
Authors:Dennis Ming and Gene Griffin
Publication Date:Jun 1985
Report #:SP-70
TRID #:01844258
Keywords:freight transportation, grain, prices, railroad transportation, rates
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



The purpose of this paper is to analyze shifts in regional HRS wheat marketing patterns that coincided with the terms of three railroad contracts. Specifics on the contracts are not available because of confidentiality, but factors such as origin (region), term and destination are available.

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