Agriculture Classes

Agriculture 111.3 (W97)

Agricultural Science I

CRN: 85946/85939

Term: 1 (online)

Time: Online

Description:

An introduction to agricultural systems illustrating the interactions between plant, animal, microbial, human and environment components. The soil/plant/environment interface is emphasized.  Management decisions affecting cropping and land use are examined.

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Agriculture 112.3 (W96)

Agriculture Science II

CRN: 24640/24634

Term: 2 (online)

Time: Online

Description:

An introduction to agricultural systems and the interactions between microbial, plant, animal, and human components. The emphasis is on issues and problems associated with animal production, value-added processing, marketing and the consumption of food.

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Agriculture 113.3 (W96)

Agri Food Issues and Institutions

CRN: 26633/26617

Term: 2 (online)

Time: Online

Description:

Examines the institutional setting within which the agri-food sector operates, as well as the drivers that affect this setting. Attention is paid to changes in the demand for food and bio-based products, the changing nature of production, and long-term trends in productivity, prices, employment and trade. The course examines the manner in which decisions about technology adoption, employment, diversification, R&D expenditures, and government policy are made; the institutions (e.g., laws, contracts, social norms, markets) that govern this decision making; the social, legal, political and economic factors that affect these institutions; as well as the implications for the agri-food sector of decisions made.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 111.

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