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Agricultural Systems Management: Optimizing Efficiency and Performance

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 99

By: Robert M Peart and Shoup. M David

278 pages, no illustrations

Marcel Dekker Inc.

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #150795 | ISBN: 0824747836
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NHBS Price: £66.99 $90/€76 approx

About this book

This reference offers practical and informative exercises in nearly every chapter, and presents valuable computer strategies for solutions to challenges commonly faced in agricultural production, processing, and management. The book utilizes readily available computer programs, spreadsheets, and Internet tools to provide clear explanations and obtain optimal results in field and livestock operations, machinery selection, and planning and forecasting of crops and yield. It covers topics that are integral to real-world agricultural system management, including precision agriculture, crop and operation simulation, systems reliability, machinery performance and cost, and linear optimization.


Agricultural Systems: A Managerial Overview, W.D. Shoup Reliability of Agricultural Systems, W.D. Shoup Data Management and Spreadsheet Fundamentals, R.M. Peart Fixed and Variable Costs of Machinery and Facilities, R.C. Fluck and R.M. Peart Machinery Selection and Management Program for Maize/Soybean, J.C. Siemens and R.M. Peart Simulation of Crop Growth and Field Operations: CropPlan, R.M. Peart and R. Smith Crop Simulation, R.M. Peart Optimizing the Use of Resources: Linear Programming, R.M. Peart and F. Royce Queuing Theory and Waiting Line Applications, R.M. Peart Project Scheduling, R.M. Peart Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems, R.M. Peart Precision Technologies for Precision Management, W.D. Shoup, W. Lee, and T. Harrison Index

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