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LOCATION AND SIZE OF GRAIN STORAGE FACILITIES IN DEVELOPING AREAS

Charles L. Wright, César D. B. Moneterrosso and Noboru Ofugi

No 279233, 1982 Annual Meeting, August 1-4, Logan, Utah from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Ideal location and size of storage units is examined for three Braziliar areas, considering transport costs and economies of scale in storage construction. A plant location master program is used with a capacitated network subroutine. The results challenge many earlier practices but received support from farmers, cooperatives and planners.

Keywords: Community/Rural/Urban Development; Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 15
Date: 1982-08
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.279233

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