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AGB 235 - Introduction to Agriculture Markets


3 Credit(s)
Presents basic concepts and economics principles related to markets for agricultural inputs and products. Reviews current marketing problems faced by farms and agribusinesses, farm and retail price behavior, structure of markets, food marketing channels, food quality and food safety, and the role of agriculture in the general economy. Analyzes the implications of consumer preferences at the farm level. Introduces hedging, futures, and other risk management tools. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16

Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.







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