ERIC Number: EJ361691
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
FORBEEF: A Forage-Livestock System Computer Model Used as a Teaching Aid for Decision Making.
Stringer, W. C.; And Others
Journal of Agronomic Education, v16 n2 p85-87 Fall 1987
Describes the development of a computer simulation model of forage-beef production systems, which is intended to incorporate soil, forage, and animal decisions into an enterprise scenario. Produces a summary of forage production and livestock needs. Cites positive assessment of the program's value by participants in inservice training workshops. (TW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Agronomy, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Science and Society, Science Education, Science Instruction, Soil Science, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Executive Vice-President, American Society of Agronomy, 677 S. Segoe Rd., Madison, WI 53711.