Transportation, Commerce, Finance and Taxation Volume 3

Transportation, Commerce, Finance and Taxation Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...part of the United States have made wonderful advances both in development and production. This has not all been made possible by the golden opportunities furnished by a new, undeveloped territory, for such a country also furnishes difficulties. To overcome these great faith and perseverance are required on the part of progressive men. One of the greatest difficulties in our irrigated sections has been that of profitably marketing the farm products. This is a problem In any section, but when the location is hundreds or thousands of miles from the best markets it is a very serious one. The products grown tinder irrigation are distributed to all parts of the country; it can not be said, however, that a profit is always realized. Production in these western sections is certain to increase rapidly in the near future and those interested in the growth and distribution of these products are thoughtfully planning for the future. It is believed that the standardization of their products is absolutely essential and ought possibly to be placed at the head of their marketing program. This is true not only in our irrigated States, but in every producing section. The question of the standardization of farm products is not a new one, but during recent years growers and shippers have come to realize its need very keenly, and the wholesale and retail trade have shown an ever-increasing and insistent demand for better prepared produce until to-day this is one of the most important phases of our marketing problem. From the viewpoint of the economist this problem is of vital Importance and its solution is worthy of his best endeavors, because the wastes and losses which producers now suffer in marketing perishable products are due to a considerable extent to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 948g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236511727
  • 9781236511720