Masters Theses

Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Agricultural Economics

Major Professor

Joe A. Martin

Committee Members

C. J. Whitley, F. M. DeFriese, W. P. Ranney


The general purpose of this study is to determine those problem areas encountered in using data-processing equipment to analyze the information in farm account books. Specifically this study is designed to determine:

1. The form in which the data is needed for processing.

2. The types and variation of analyses that can be made from the record books using data-processing equipment.

3. The business efficiency factors that can be calculated in the process.

4. Advantages and disadvantages of the data processing system.

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