Northern Plains Grain Farm Truck Fleet & Marketing Patterns

A survey of farm operators in the Northern Plains Region of North Dakota, northern South Dakota, western Minnesota and eastern Montana was conducted to gather information about transportation of crops, the inventory and characteristics of the farmer-owned truck fleet and onfarm storage capacity. The objective of the study is to provide information about farm truck inventory and grain marketing patterns in the Northern Plains. There is no other source for this information and it should be unique and complementary to other farm-to-market information and national commodity flow publications. Farmers may use the results for their own investment and productivity assessments. Local and regional planners and policy makers can use the information in calibrating travel demand and freight flow models for investment and asset management choices.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 57p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01579621
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DP-284
  • Contract Numbers: DTOS59-06-G-00046
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 26 2015 9:12AM