Summary and Implications
Current retail values of diesel fuel can be used as an index to estimate current and near-future yardage charges in maintaining livestock.
Iowa State University
Dahlke, Garland R.
"Diesel Fuel Price as a means of Forecasting Livestock Yardage
Animal Industry Report:
AS 657, ASL R2584.
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