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New study compares transportation energy efficiency of local and conventional food: Farmers located closer to city may be more prone to withstand energy price shocks — ScienceDaily

Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture find that farmers located closer to city centers seem to have a locational advantage in transportation over their long distance, conventional food supply chain competitors.

In an article published June 20 in the spring 2016 issue of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, Chuck Grigsby, marketing specialist with the UT Center for Profitable Agriculture, and Chad Hellwinckel, research assistant professor of….

Source: New study compares transportation energy efficiency of local and conventional food: Farmers located closer to city may be more prone to withstand energy price shocks — ScienceDaily

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