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Farmers record keeping and planning practices : a postal survey
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit, 1984-02)
With the advent of the personal computer (micro computer) there is a need to develop software suitable for use by farmers. To gauge this requirement a postal survey of 1,500 farmers was conducted in early 1982 eliciting ...
An information system for the control of brown rust in barley
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1984-06)
Considerable scope exists for the reduction of the primary and secondary costs associated with crop protection, by the formulation of judicious fungicide application regimes. The design, building and operation of a ...
Design considerations for computer based marketing and information systems
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1982-12)
Recent years have seen a major revolution in the world of electronics. Computers have increased in size and capability and at the same time decreased in cost. Equally as important, communication systems have improved, ...
Do our experts hold the key to improved farm management?
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-05)
Some farmers, and consultants, are better at their job than their colleagues. A branch of artificial intelligence known as expert systems attempts to capture this difference (their expertise) in computer based systems and ...
Challenges in computer systems for farmers
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1988-05)
Almost since computers first became generally available for research purposes, farm management professionals have been using their power to help farmers make improved decisions. In 1966 university computers were used for ...