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Beef Production and Management Decisions (4th Edition)

The most comprehensive beef cattle book available today, Beef Production and Management Decisions is written to allow readers to understand the structural, regional, economic, and management changes and issues confronting the current beef industry. Emphasizing management principles for the industry and each of the segments of production and the processing chain, this book covers the structural changes in the industry, the creation of profitable marketing systems, and the impacts of international trade of beef and beef products. It also deals with the biological and economic principles needed to understand beef cattle productivity, providing an approach to management of information, an understanding of the past, and preparation for the the future of the beef cattle industry. This book is appropriate reading for beef cattle producers (seedstock, cow-calf, stocker, and feedyard), agri-business professionals that sell goods and services to the industry, and government agency personnel whom affect agriculture.

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Category: Cattle: Book
Title: Beef Production and Management Decisions (4th Edition)
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0130888796/ref=ase_livestockdire-20/103-1063776-1380635?v=glance&s=books
Released Date: March 29, 2002
Cost: $117.00
List Price: $117.00
Pages: 768
Edition: Hardcover, 4th Edition
ISBN: 0130888796
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author: Thomas G. Field, Robert W. Taylor
Keywords: cattle, beef, beef production, beef cattle
Summary: The most comprehensive beef cattle book available today, Beef Production and Management Decisions is written to allow readers to understand the structural, regional, economic, and management changes and issues confronting the current beef industry.
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The most comprehensive beef cattle book available today, Beef Production and Management Decisions is written to allow readers to understand the structural, regional, economic, and management changes and issues confronting the current beef industry. Emphasizing management principles for the industry and each of the segments of production and the processing chain, this book covers the structural changes in the industry, the creation of profitable marketing systems, and the impacts of international trade of beef and beef products. It also deals with the biological and economic principles needed to understand beef cattle productivity, providing an approach to management of information, an understanding of the past, and preparation for the the future of the beef cattle industry. This book is appropriate reading for beef cattle producers (seedstock, cow-calf, stocker, and feedyard), agri-business professionals that sell goods and services to the industry, and government agency personnel whom affect agriculture.