Department of Economics
The purpose of this report is to describe and evaluate:
1. the development and structure of the present marketing system for South Dakota beef cattle and calves,
2. some of the conditions or forces presently at work that may lead to additional changes in the way South Dakota beef cattle are marketed, and
3 . alternative marketing services and programs that could be considered by the South Dakota beef industry or possibly used to better advantage.
beef marketing systems, livestock marketing, selling beef cattle
South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Gaarder, R. O., "South Dakota's Beef Industry Marketing Systems and Alternatives" (1972). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 609.