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AGEC 141 PRINCIPLES OF AGRIBUSINESS MGMT (2 credits)
This is an introductory course dealing with the economic importance of the agribusiness community and the potential for employment with the agribusiness industry.
AGEC 242 INTRO TO AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT (3 credits)
Economic and managerial concepts related to farm or agribusiness production process, development of cost data, enterprise analysis, organization and management of production inputs.
AGEC 244 INTRO TO AGRICULTURAL MARKETING (3 credits)
A study of the agricultural marketing system to include cash marketing, commodity futures trading, branded products merchandising, and the interrelationship of the government and international trade.
AGEC 246 INTRO TO AGRICULTURAL FINANCE (2 credits)
Introduction to agricultural finance; provides background in farm and agribusiness credit use and evaluation. Discussion of specific financial conditions on farms and in agribusiness.
AGRI 275 INTRODUCTION TO PRECISION AG (2 credits)
Basic operation and application of electronic components to precision agriculture or site specific management. Real time global positioning, yield monitors, sensors, variable rate applications and field guidance systems.
AGRI 294 INDEPENDENT PROJECTS (1-2 credits)
With the advice and direction of the instructor, the student investigates a subject of interest or studies a problem; a written report of the project plan and findings is required. May be repeated.
ANSC 123 FEEDS AND FEEDING (3 credits)
Principles of feeding livestock including digestive systems, nutrient requirements, nutrient characteristics, and sources utilized in the formulation of balanced rations.
ANSC 238 LIVESTOCK BREEDING (2 credits)
The anatomy and physiology of the reproductive systems of farm animals, management practices related to breeding livestock, genetics, and performance testing programs.
H&CE 241 LEADERSHIP AND PRESENTATION TECH (3 credits)
Development of youth leadership professionals in educational settings; methods, principles, and practices in organizing, developing, conducting, and evaluating community-based student organizations and student leadership programs.
PLSC 220 PRINCIPLES OF FORAGE PRODUCTION (3 credits)
Introduction to several forage crops and their management; principles of range and grazing management, forage quality characteristics, the use of legumes in rotations, and preservation of forages.
PLSC 223 PRINCIPLES OF WEED SCIENCE (3 credits)
Introduction to biological, chemical, cultural, and mechanical weed control, characteristics of weeds and their identification, pesticide application, and dissipation.
PLSC 230 GRAIN & SEED ANALYSIS (3 credits)
Principles of grain grading and seed analysis in accordance with state and federal regulations and standards; other crops of regional importance will also be discussed.