Department of Agricultural Economics
In order to consider intelligently the economic problems of the dairy industry of the area, an understanding of its character and development is essential. The purpose of this publication is:
1. To describe the general importance and economic role of the dairy industry in the agriculture of the four states;
2. To point out significant differences between marketing in this area and other areas of the United States;
3. To analyze variations in dairying within the area for the purpose of examining whether general trends apply with equal effect to all parts;
4. To appraise the future of the industry with particular emphasis on the problem of shifting from farm-separated cream sales to whole milk sales.
Northern Great Plains dairy marketing, Northern Great Plains dairy industry
South Dakota Experiment Station, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts
Feder, E. and Williams, S. W., "Dairy Marketing in the Northern Great Plains: Its Patterns and Prospects" (1954). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 438.