Sep 16, 2021  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
    
2021-2022 General Catalog
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AGB 235 - Introduction to Agriculture Markets


3 credits
This course covers basic concepts and economic principles related to markets for agricultural products from the farm to the consumer's table. The course applies basic economic principles to analyze current issues in agricultural marketing. The course includes an overview of (1) markets for agricultural inputs and products, (2) farm and retail price behavior, (3) food marketing channels, and (4) hedging and futures markets. This course will provide students with hands-on marketing opportunities through Commodity Challenge Marketing Simulation and critical thinking skills pertaining to marketing grain from the college farm. Understanding and implementing different grain marketing strategies is critical to success for anyone involve in marketing agricultural commodities.



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