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Linear programming technique evolves into multitask tool

Software employing the linear programming technique has been used in feed manufacturing for over 30 years. It has offered the benefits of containing recipe cost whilst meeting the technical requirements of the products. As technical knowledge, market conditions and legislative requirements change, the demands on a formulation system have moved beyond purely designing least cost recipes explains Ian Mealey of Format International in the UK

Feed Tech, Vol 9, nr. 6, 2005

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