Operations Management in Agriculture,
Edition 1
By Dionysis Bochtis, Claus Aage Gron Sorensen and Dimitrios Kateris

Publication Date: 27 Nov 2018

Operations Management in Agriculture bridges the knowledge gap on operations management for agricultural machinery. It complements traditional topics (cost of using and choosing machinery) with advanced engineering approaches recently applied in agricultural machinery management (area coverage planning and sequential scheduling). The book covers new technologies in bio-production systems (robotics, IoT) and environmental compliance by employing a systems engineering perspective with focuses on sub-systems, including advanced optimization, supply chain systems, sustainability, autonomous vehicles and IT-driven decision-making. It will be a valuable resource for students studying decision-making and those working to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of production through machinery choice.

Key Features

  • Covers agricultural machinery management related courses and a number of other courses within the agricultural engineering discipline
  • Provides core tools for machine operations management, including machinery selection and cost of usage
  • Presents current knowledge for agricultural machinery management in a science-based format
About the author
By Dionysis Bochtis, Director, Institute for Bio-economy and Agri-technology, Center of Research and Technology – Hellas (CERTH); Claus Aage Gron Sorensen, Senior Researcher, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark and Dimitrios Kateris, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Agriculture Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Epirus, Greece
Book details
ISBN: 9780128097861
Page Count: 240
Retail Price : £58.99
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Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of Agricultural Science and Engineering Faculties that involve the discipline of "Agricultural Engineering" (in various Universities entitled also as "Biosystems Engineering" or "Agricultural and Biological Engineering"). Function and Management of Agricultural Machines in Plant Production, Off-Road Equipment Engineering, Precision Agriculture, Agricultural Systems Management, Advanced Agricultural Operations Management, Farm machinery, Agricultural machinery contractors, Agricultural Consultants, Agricultural associations