This working group, which is concerned with operational research methods and applications to agricultural science in its broad meaning (i.e. including Forest Management and Fisheries), was formed in 2003 within the European Association of Operational Research Societies (EURO). The first meeting of the group was held at the former Silsoe Research Institute two years ago. The next meeting will be held in 2007 within the XXII EURO Conference in Prague. The group intends to start regular meetings at approximately yearly intervals in association with the EURO Conferences. The second meeting of the working group, chaired by Dr. L. M. Plà of the University of Lleida and organized as a stream within the XXI EURO Conference, was held at the University of Iceland in Reykjavík from 3rd¿5th July 2006 where the following papers were read.
Ge, L., Kristensen, A., Mourits, M. C. M., & Huirne, R. B. M. (2006). The 'curse of animal disease' and the 'curse of dimensionality': A new support framework for the control of foot-and-mouth disease epidemics. The Journal of Agricultural Science, 144, 468-468. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002185960600640X