Computers replacing auctioneers in flue-cured area

Yancy, Cecil
August 2003
Southeast Farm Press;8/20/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 20, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the use of computers at tobacco auctions. Utilization of the technology by the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization at its marketing centers; Description of the computerized auction system; Reaction of buyers to the system.


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