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What product(s) or service(s) does this business sell?
Who are their customers? Their Suppliers? Competition? (All may not be presented.)
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Sample6: Partnering to Make Food Safer
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P.98 Sample6 has developed a fast test for what food bacteria?
Sample6 had developed a food safety assay that was capable of detecting harmful Listeria spp.
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Resource Allocations
Resource Allocation Problems
Resource allocation problems are linear programming problems involving the allocation
of resources to activities.
The identifying feature for any such problem is that each functional constraint in the
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Transportation Problems
Transportation & Assignment Problems
Transportation and assignment problems are two broad categories of linear
programming business decision problems with a wide variety of applications.
Both types of problems would be classified

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I would / would not eat an Aussie Pie
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CLICKER QUESTION
#1. The most important thing I learned
from James Fuqua was
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#2. The difference between an income
statement and a balance sheet is:
A. Timingthe income statement is a movie, the
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AgEc340 Case Helper- Eco-Drip Irrigation Supply, Inc. p. 81
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What product(s) or service(s) does this business sell?
Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI)
Services: Engineering design, Installation, Service, Fertigation
Product: Parts/Supplies:

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Thursday Midterm III
HEB Own Brand
David Van Soest
ALDI
Chik-Fil-A
Scott Mayer
Ben E. Keith Co. Foodservice Distributor
Model 7 (VII) Gross Margin Blending
Model 8 (VIII) 5 Forces + One More Force
Model 9 (IX) Company Manager Return on Equity vs. Sharehol

#1 Final Testing Method
You will be provided with a list of all our cases and all our class visitors
You will be given one short newspaper-like articles to read
o I will be kit-bash this together from a company annual report, press releases
#2 When you fi

11/10/16
David Van Soest Regional Director Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Austin and Waco
Big organization 2700 people
Built cranes and homes before this, worked at plants
History
o 1990s legislature moved to make natural resources more efficie

AGEC 340: AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Spring 2016 in 101 HPCT
Professor John Siebert
AGLS Rm. 210W
979-845-4805
[email protected]
Assistant 12:45PM Class
Marissa Hale
702-885-1994
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Assistant 12:45PM Class
Mark Senia
479-430-8050
[email protected]

Bolthouse Farms: Main product/service of firm?
Carrots, juices, dressings, squeeze tubes of puree veggies
Bolthouse Farms: Who buys it?
Consumers at large grocery stores, parents of small children, teenagers looking for
healthy snacks
Bolthouse Farms: Who

Systems Management Case and Problem
Management science- is a discipline that attempts to aid managerial decision
making by applying a scientific approach to managerial problems that involve
quantitative factors.
The rapid development of the discipline be

Stimulation Concepts
Basic Simulation Concepts:
Computer simulation is one of the most widely used analysis technique of management
science/ operations research.
Flexible, powerful, and intuitive analysis tool.
Involves using a computer to imitate (sim

Aldi THe Dark Horse Discounter
SKU
o Individual item with a barcode
o Few of these in the store
CAGR
o Compound annual growth rate
o Growth rate on growing amount
Cross Docts
o How they move items from one truck to another
Unique Store
o Use a quarter to

HEB 11/8/16
Mike Newkham store director of store 619. Been with HEB for 30 years
Privately owned company
Texas, Mexico, and Louisiana
HEB ranked 7th in best places to work in the US
111 years in operation
Has 400 partners
$1,000,000 in expenses each month

11/22/2016 Chik-Fil-A: Scott Mayes
Final Exam
David Van Soest
ALDI
Chik-Fil-A
Scott Mayes
CAB
Models 7-10
Career
Started working at restaurants in 1986 and its fast paced and could make people happy with
good food
When he graduated with hotel and restaura

Chik-Fil-A
Samuel Truet Cathy founded it
How did he enter the business?
Had boarding house cooked
Approached by a food manufacturer
Who is making chickens? Airlines
Learns to cook a good piece of chicken in a pressure cooker
Licenses Chik-Fil-A sandwich t