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ERIC Number: EJ954471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1077-5315
An Automated Data Analysis Tool for Livestock Market Data
Williams, Galen S.; Raper, Kellie Curry
Journal of Extension, v49 n6 Article 6TOT7 Dec 2011
This article describes an automated data analysis tool that allows Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service educators to disseminate results in a timely manner. Primary data collected at Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (OQBN) certified calf auctions across the state results in a large amount of data per sale site. Sale summaries for an individual sale need to be quickly dispensed to program coordinators, auction barn owners, and program participants. Data entered into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet at sales is summarized using Excel database commands. A link to Microsoft Publisher then generates the sale summary for an individual OQBN sale. (Contains 3 figures.)
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma