An Empirical Investigation of the Ownership of Large Grain Hauling Vehicles by Farmers: A Case Study of Iowa

This paper applied a negative Binomial model to investigate the factors influencing the number of semi trucks owned by grain producers in Iowa. Results suggest that crop planted areas, distance on various roads to market, ethanol plants, and farmers’ perceptions on various marketing hindrances affected their ownership of semi trucks.


Issue Date:
2013-01
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/143102
JEL Codes:
Q12; R41
Note:
Preliminary draft, please do not cite without permission of the author




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