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Bucking Bull Games is sponsored by Purina Animal Nutrition LLC and Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall.
Exclusive Genetics and Bucking Bull Games CEO Billy Jaynes who has a flair for turning bucking bull fans into bucking bull owners is looking forward to see the growth of this event continue to expand, "The first year of Bucking Bull Games featured the Million Dollar Bucking Bull Championship, the highest payout event for 2 year old bulls in the world, with a winner's payout of $500,000.
During the last five decades, optimal bucking has been addressed by many researchers.
Since the 1960s, computer modeling techniques associated with tree-stem bucking have been introduced, which were mainly derived from operations research.
Linear programming applications to tree bucking were first presented in 1961 based on the paper cut and trim programming of Eisman in 1957 (Smith and Harrell 1961), which took into account resource and market limitations.
McPhalan (1978) developed a linear programming model based on a column-generating technique that permitted the coordination of log bucking and sawing subject to market demand constraints for lumber.
The first detailed dynamic programming model for optimal tree-stem bucking was developed by Pnevmaticos and Mann (1972).