J. Richard Bacon

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The paper illustrates the use of a forward and backward linkage agricultural production simulation model. CHICKSIM III is a comprehensive, farm-level, and stochastic capital budgeting simulation model which provides an analytical framework for simulating probable consequences of production, marketing, financial, and policy variables on the profitability of(More)
This paper describes the findings associated with the ability of an individual to perform the United States Army's Common Soldier Tasks of: "Maintaining an M16-Series Rifle" , "Protect Yourself from Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Injury or Contamination with Mission-Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) Gear", and "Protect Yourself from(More)
With the ongoing U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement and the recently approved North American Free Trade Agreement, there is a need to evaluate the competitiveness of Canadian broiler farms with U.S. broiler farms under the free trade environment. This study uses a comprehensive, farm-level, capitat budgeting, Monte Carlo simulation model, CHICKSIM III, to(More)
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