The wheat and wheat-stocker production planner enables a user to describe farm-specific situations and to compare the economic consequences of alternative uses of land seeded to wheat. It is a microcomputer decision aid program developed to assist wheat producers evaluate the economic consequences of alternative wheat and wheat-stocker production systems.
The wheat and wheat-stocker production planner consists of a Microsoft® Excel workbook (Excel 97, Excel 8.0) composed of nine worksheets. The excel tab labels for these worksheets are: Home; Results; Wheat; Stocker; WWW Links; Wheat & Stocker History; Fertilizer History; USDA COP; and Yld Chart. Three of the nine worksheets (Results; Wheat; Stocker) enable a user to customize input requirements and prices to refloect a farm specific situation. Four of the worksheets (Wheat & Stocker History; Fertilizer History; USDA COP; and Yld Chart) contain historical information. The WWW Links worksheet contains World Wide Web addresses to several data sources.