The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the marketing channels for farm machinery to determine: (a) what the pattern of distribution for farm machinery is at the present time in South Dakota (b) how well the distribution system is functioning in regard to the problem of farm income maximization; (c) what the problems of the South Dakota implement dealers are and their resulting effect on farm income; and (d) improvements in distributing farm machinery that could benefit both dealers and farmers in South Dakota, as revealed through a questionnaire study of the implement dealers in South Dakota.
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South Dakota State College
Fliginger, C. John, "Farm Equipment Retailing in South Dakota" (1956). Agricultural Experiment Station Agricultural Economics Pamphlets. 181.