Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:
|Tree Seedling Distribution Program - G. White State Forest Nursery
|1993: St. Louis, MO
|In 1981, seedling orders were entered here at the nursery on one Personal Computer and the data transmitted to Jefferson City for processing. The same system was used until October 1992. Because of the large number of seedling orders handled and the time lapse involved with tracking inventory and financial transactions when information is processed in two different locations, a project was under taken to allow for all aspects of the seedling ordering system to be conducted at the nursery. The backbone of this system is an IBM AS/400 computer with a high speed printer capable of printer bar codes. The new system allows us to process over 13,000 orders annually. This is a brief description of the system capabilities.
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