A collection of articles which provide examples that demonstrate the application of dynamic programming to a wide variety of decision problems in agriculture.
Table of Contents
Dynamic programming and the curses of dimensionality, C. Robert Taylor; representation of preferences in dynamic optimization models under uncertainty, Thomas P. Zacharias; counterintuitive decision rules in complex dynamic models - a case study, James W. Mjelde et al; optimal stochastic replacement of farm machinery, Cole R. Gustafson; optimal crop rotations to control cephalosporium stripe in winter wheat, Joan Danielson; optimal participation in the conservation reserve programme, Celia Ahrens Allard; a profit comparison of range culling decisions in the Southwest, Russell Tronstad and Russell Gum; optimal farm programme participation and base acreage adjustment under alternative programme provisions, Patricia A. Duffy; stochastic dynamic programming models - an application to agricultural investment, Frank S. Novak and Gary D. Schnitkey; modelling dynamics and risk under discrete stochastic programming - a farm capital structure application, Allen M. Featherstone et al; a dynamic programming analysis of a variable amortization loan plan, G.D. Schnitkey and F.S. Novak.
Robert C. Taylor