Analysis of Grain Basis Behavior During Transportation Disruptions and Development of Weekly Grain Basis Indicators for the USDA Grain Transportation Report

Chad E. Hart, Frayne Olson
May 2017  [17-SR 111]

The Transportation Services Division of USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has funded a cooperative agreement (under Cooperative Agreement Number 14-TMXXX-IA-0028) with two research outcomes:
1. A report providing analysis of grain basis behavior during transportation disruptions, and
2. New indicators for the Grain Transportation Report (GTR).

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