Crop harvest scheduling on a rolling horizon basis : a farm-dedicated operational application
EURO Mini-Conference on Stochastic Programming
Crop harvest organization is the pivotal stage in the cereal production circuit due to its high cost and impact on the returns earned. Considering stochastic and dynamic aspects of nature of this field, we propose a rolling multistep chance-constrained model for harvest scheduling problem that minimize the crop quality degradation under weather uncertainty. To solve this, a dynamic approach is also developed. Obtained results on data from a case study encountered at a French cooperative, exhibit accurate solutions devoted to help efficiently managing the harvesting activity at a farm level.