Economic Implications of Cleaning Soybeans in the United States
by William Lin
Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-737) 1 pp, September 1996
The costs of increased soybean cleaning exceed the benefits. Even at the most cost-effective points of cleaning (river elevators and inland subterminals), additional cleaning of U.S. export soybeans would add a net cost in domestic markets in the range of $26-$76 million annually, according to Economic Implications of Cleaning Soybeans in the United States, AER-737, a new ERS report.
Keywords: agricultural economics, soybeans, U.S. export
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