A computer model has been developed using systems analysis techniques to simulate the labor and equipment aspects of harvesting burley tobacco. By varying the parameters of the model the user can determine a harvesting and housing strategy based on labor and equipment availability.

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Published in Transactions of the ASAE, v. 25, issue 5, p. 1204-1208, 1215.

© 1982 American Society of Agricultural Engineers

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The work was funded in part by the Council for Burley Tobacco.

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This paper is published with the approval of the Director of the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station and Designated Paper No. 81-2-87.