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Tectonic: Dairy Farmers Milk Open Source

Oct 26, 2004, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])

"South African dairy farmers are starting to use open source software to improve their farming techniques and outputs. ACS Online has developed a range of dairy farming-specific modules using PHP, Apache and MySQL running on Sun boxes with Solaris 9. The modules currently available include financial management, a sustainable pasture management system, livestock management and a performance analysis module which uses the Balanced Scorecard reporting technique.

"ACS Online is a Sun Microsystems associate and supports the work of ACS Agricultural Consulting Services.

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