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This is the third of eight papers in the Transportation Deregulation and Agriculture series, John O. Gerald and Ken L. Casavant, general editors, published by the Western Rural Development Center. The series deals with the nature and potential impacts on agriculture of the Motor Carrier and Staggers...


The general overall objective of this study was to review and evaluate the present performance and role of farm trucks in the marketing of North Dakota's agricultural products.

Contract Rates by Railroads (Dec 1982, SP-38)

The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 permits the railroads to enter into contracts with shippers. While contracts were entered into before the Staggers Act they were under a cloud as to their legality.


Since the passage of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, State governments have assumed an interest in maintaining and promoting adequate rail service within their boundaries. These activities, consisting of providing technical assistance to shippers, carriers, and communities...


The transportation and handling costs were developed for the Governor's Trade Mission to China at the request of Kent Jones, Commissioner of Agriculture. The transportation rates were obtained from several sources including the traffic department of the Public Service Commission, traffic managers of...


There are at least two basic reasons for the tremendous growth in trucking of exempt commodities in the past six years: a protracted rail transportation capacity shortage, and grain handling capacity shortage which lasted from October of 1977 through January of 1980, and rail pricing policy which made...


Unless the North Dakota grower is able to remain competitive in all phases of potato production, including cost and availability of transportation, North Dakota producers could easily lose their traditional markets to other production areas.


An explanation of a Bill for an Act to create and enact a new subsection to section 39-01-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to farm trailers.


The primary purpose of this report is to illustrate the distribution methods and patterns of barley and oats. Basic data regarding this activity for rye and flax are also reported.

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