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Controlling motortruck operating costs of farmer cooperatives

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Published by Farmer Cooperative Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Cooperative Agriculture,
  • Costs,
  • Trucking

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SeriesFCS information -- 58, FCS information -- 58.
ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25931788M

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