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Farm Planning with Linear Programming: Concept and Practice J B Dent

Farm Planning with Linear Programming: Concept and Practice

J B Dent

Published January 1st 1986
ISBN : 9781322202129
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216 pages
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Farm Planning with Linear Programming: Concept and Practice focuses on concepts and methods in farm planning.The book first discusses the principles of farm planning, including elements of farm planning problems, summary, and review questions. TheMoreFarm Planning with Linear Programming: Concept and Practice focuses on concepts and methods in farm planning.The book first discusses the principles of farm planning, including elements of farm planning problems, summary, and review questions. The text highlights farm planning models. The nature of models- commonly used farm planning models- multiple constraint problems and program planning- problems in applying models- and comments are considered. The book also focuses on the linear programming network- opportunity cost and the simplex method- and analysis of the linear programming solution.The text also explains tableaux construction for short-run planning. Crop and pasture rotations- feed budgeting- buy, sell, and hire activities- and livestock reconciliation are discussed. The book also describes pastoral property applications. Breed comparison- economics of off-farm grazing and spatial diversification- and optimal calving date and lactation length on dairy farms are discussed.The text is a good source of information for agricultural researchers, farmers, and students wanting to study farm management.