Agriculture-Farm Management Business

AGB-210 - AGRICULTURE LAW (ONLINE)

Lecture: 2

Credit: 2

This course is designed to make the student aware of the legalities of the farm business in regard to estate planning, leasing, contracts and legal liability.

AGB-235 - INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE MARKETS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A course dealing with supply and demand for Agricultural market products, food marketing channels, farm vs. retail pricing and quality and safety.  This course also covers issues in market structures, problems for farmers and agribusiness firms.  The role of agriculture in the US economy and hedging with futures contracts and other risk management tools are also covered.

AGB-330 - FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A study of the use of the principles of farm management in developing a farm or farm business operation.

AGB-331 - ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN AGRICULTURE (ONLINE)

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course relates specifically to management of agriculture farms and businesses. Course content emphasizes budget planning, record keeping, record analysis, agricultural finance/credit, and machinery and land management. Management exercises simulating farm activities and decisions are incorporated. Computers are used to aid in the completion of these management exercises.

AGB-336 - AGRICULTURAL SELLING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Students will gain the necessary knowledge and the techniques of selling agriculture products directly to producers. Included is knowledge of the buying process, communication skills and other factors that are beneficial in building relationships with customers.

AGB-437 - COMMODITY MARKETING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Commodity Marketing examines basis, fundamental and technical price analysis, commodity futures, futures options, alternative cash contracts, sources and uses of marketing information, and relevant agricultural marketing strategies.

AGB-466 - AGRICULTURAL FINANCE (ONLINE)

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is a study of the terminology and tools of agricultural finance. It emphasizes the preparation of financial statements, cash flows, budgets and bookkeeping principles. It also discusses financial risk strategies and credit costs.

AGB-470 - FARM RECORDS, ACCOUNTS, ANALYSIS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Emphasis is placed on the importance of records as an essential management tool.

AGB-930 - AGRICULTURE SEMINAR

Lecture: 1

Credit: 1

This course is designed to enable the student to gain practical experience in the areas of farm equipment maintenance, equipment adjustment and operation, crop scouting for weeds, insects and diseases, and weed and insect management. It will be taught on an arranged basis at the SCC West Burlington campus as time and weather influence the operations necessary.

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