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    DescriptionThe third and final instalment of Peter Nuthall's "Farm Business Management" series, this volume teaches the practical skills needed to manage a farm, such as risk analysis, budgeting, cost benefit analyses and much more. The key characteristic of this book is its ability to simplify the complex subject of business management into a clear, accessible volume tailored to the topic of farming, by using engaging techniques such as worked examples to fully explain the complex decision making tools necessary for this discipline.


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    Title
    Farm Business Management
    Subtitle
    Analysis of Farming Systems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) P.L. Nuthall
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,180 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845938390
    ISBN 10: 1845938399
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.4
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003000
    BIC subject category V2: TV, KJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: KNAC
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17600
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    DC22: 630.68
    BISAC V2.8: BUS070010, BUS041000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: S561 .N87 2011
    Thema V1.0: KJ, TV, KNA
    Publisher
    CABI Publishing
    Imprint name
    CABI Publishing
    Publication date
    30 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Wallingford
    Review quote
    "In sum, the aim of this book is to provide researchers, students, consultants and some farmers with the intellectual wherewithal to conduct positive studies of improving farm systems . These aims are well met. Readers will discover that the more they use this volume, and the companion volumes of "Farm Business Management", the better their work will be."
    Table of contents
    1.Introduction; 2.The environment under which farming exists; 3.Decisions under uncertainty: probability, methods, and models; 4.Cost benefit analysis: recognizing input output timing; 5.More on decision making utility; 6.Farm surveys - uses, procedures and methods; 7.Survey data and improved farming systems; 8.Constructing improved systems; 9.Methods and models of income variability reducing techniques; 10.Budgeting: the simplest form of farm systems analysis; 11.Linear programming: the farm model and finding an optimal solution; 12.Linear programming: using the solution, and creating realistic farm models; 13.Dynamic programming; 14.Systems simulation (models of systems that do not fit common analytical techniques); 15.The structure and analysis of part farm problems (inventory, replacement, critical paths, and queuing); 16.Concluding comments: review and summary.