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Transportation services to meet the growing needs of agriculture

United States. Rural Transportation Advisory Task Force.

Transportation services to meet the growing needs of agriculture

a preliminary report of the Rural Transportation Task Force.

by United States. Rural Transportation Advisory Task Force.

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farm produce -- United States -- Marketing.,
  • Farm produce -- United States -- Transportation.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture., United States. Dept. of Transportation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17797924M

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Transportation services to meet the growing needs of agriculture: a preliminary report of the Rural Transportation Task Force. [United States. Rural Transportation Advisory Task Force.

Transportation services to meet the growing needs of agriculture: a preliminary report of the Rural Transportation Task Force U.S. Dept. of Agriculture [Washington].

The report reviews transportation and its effect on rural communities, with an emphasis on agricultural transportation. It looks in depth into each of the four major modes of transportation commonly used by agriculture in the United States: trucking, railroads, barges, and ocean vessels, examining each in the light of its ability to meet rural America’s transportation needs now and in the future.

Trucking & Agriculture • Trucks carry about 75% of the tonnage of agricultural, food, forest, alcohols, and fertilizer products • The flexibility trucking offers is important to agriculture (planting and harvest seasons) • Shipment distances have increased with consolidation of railroads, farms, and facilities •.

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Grown by nature. Heart of Perfect Farming. Here’s To Those Who Work In Acres, Not In Hours. High End Agriculture for All. High tech advantages with old fashioned service. How Sweet The Ground. Produce can be transported from the field to the packing area or from the farm to market.

No matter where the produce is going, it needs to be transported in a way that reduces the risks of contamination. Keeping produce safe during transportation is important and often the last step in delivering safe produce to the customer Transportation is one of our most basic human needs.

Without it, we would die pretty quickly. Transportation is the act of moving something from one place to another.

We need transportation because all of life’s necessities and pleasures can’t possibly fit. Tools and equipment were modified.

Methods of soil preparation, fertilization, crop care, and harvesting improved. The general organization of agriculture, food storage, and distribution was made more efficient. Productivity increased to meet rising demands, including the demand from the growing cities.

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