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Integrated Farm System Model
Entry ID: USDA_ARS_IFSM

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Summary
Abstract: The Integrated Farm System Model is a farm simulation model that predicts the
long-term performance, environmental impact and economics of dairy, beef and
crop farms over multiple years of weather. This model is an extension of the
Dairy Forage System Model (DAFOSYM), which includes a beef animal component and
the option of simulating crop production without an animal component. The
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Description: The Integrated Farm System Model reference manual.
Service Citation
Title: Integrated Farm System Model
Provider: USDA Agricultural Research Service
URL: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=8519
Service Keywords
MODELS >COMPONENT PROCESS MODELS Parameter Definition
MODELS >PHENOMENOLOGICAL MODELS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints IFSM execution requires a Windows 95 or higher operating system. At least
12 MB of fixed disk space is required to install and store the program and
associated files.

Before downloading the model, you must fill out the registration so that the
USDA can keep a record of model users.
Service Provider
USDA/ARS > Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.ars.usda.gov

Service Provider Personnel
Name: USDA-ARS
Phone: 254-770-6500
Fax: 254-770-6561
Contact Address:
USDA-ARS
Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory
808 E. Blackland Rd.
City: Temple
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 76502
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-851-8113
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
5700 Rivertech Court
City: Riverdale
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20737
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Borton, L.R., C.A. Rotz, H.L.Person, T.M. Harrigan and W.G. Bickert. 1995.
Simulation to evaluate dairy manure systems. Applied Engineering in Agric.
11(2):301-310.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2007-04-09
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-04-24


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