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The Impact of Drought on Grain Handling Firms


  • Kim, Taeyoon
  • Kenkel, Philip L.


Drought impact both producers and agribusinesses. This study investigates the impacts of the 2004-2007 droughts on Oklahoma grain handling and fertilizer supply firms. The results indicated an average decline in firm revenues of 30%. Individual firms had single year revenue declines of 85% and drought period declines of 75%.

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  • Kim, Taeyoon & Kenkel, Philip L., 2008. "The Impact of Drought on Grain Handling Firms," 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas 6844, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaed:6844

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    1. Johnson, James D. & Smith, Vincent H., 2003. "Adverse Impacts Of Drought On Crops And Crop Producers In The West," Western Economics Forum, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 2(01).
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