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Marketing and Transportation of Grain By Local Cooperatives


  • Hunley, Charles L.


A total of 2,060 local cooperative associations handled 4.7 billion bushels of grain during the 1982-83 marketing year. This is about 41 percent of all grain sold off-farm during the year. Cooperative grain storage capacity totaled 2.5 billion bushels. Corn, at 1 .5 billion bushels, ranked as the leading grain marketed; wheat was second at slightly under 1.0 billion. More than half of the grain sold by local cooperatives moved by truck.

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  • Hunley, Charles L., 1985. "Marketing and Transportation of Grain By Local Cooperatives," Research Reports 52039, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Business and Cooperative Programs.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:urdbrr:52039

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    1. Steven C. Blank, 1986. "World dairy market structure," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 2(2), pages 183-198.
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