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The purpose of this study was to analyze the cost characteristics of the existing country elevator industry. Characteristics such as size of elevator, age and type of construction, location, facility utilization, and type of merchandising activities were analyzed.

The grain handling and transportation system in North Dakota is experiencing tremendous infrastructural change. Multiple car grain rates, rail line abandonments, energy considerations and technological advances are corollary factors, among others, influencing this transition.

This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the subterminal-satellite elevator system.

This paper describes the physical characteristics of different types of subterminal elevators; and construction and operating costs.

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...

Discusses the advantages/disadvantages of leasing rail equipment in North Dakota.

This study analyzes the potential effects of multiple car hard red spring wheat rates on the country elevator industry in North Dakota. The study bases its analysis on data developed from a mail survey of North Dakota country elevator operators and the historical grain movements from these elevators.

The major objective of this study is to identify and analyze national and district trends in boxcar and covered hopper car ownership. The specific objectives of this study are: 1) to review boxcar and covered hopper loadings; 2) to analyze and compare three railroad samples in respect to ownership and...

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