Department of Economics
The purpose of this study is to explore some of the characteristics of the South Dakota grain elevator and farm supply industry and to identify factors affecting the growth or survival of an elevator. It is possible by utilizing known economies of volume through their marketing systems, South Dakota producers could realize a savings of at least $19 million annually.
grain elevators, farm supply businesses
South Dakota Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Sogn, A. B.; Raeder, A. E.; and Powers, M. J., "Grain Elevators of South Dakota and Associated Farm Supply Businesses: Some Factors Affecting Their Growth and Future Prospects" (1970). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 575.