AGEQ 1311 or consent of the instructor.
Overview of world agriculture, nature of the industry, resource conservation, and the American agricultural system, including production, distribution, and marketing. One hour lecture per week.
Survey of the use of computers in agricultural application. Three hours lecture per week.
Operations in the movement of agricultural commodities from producer to consumer, including the essential marketing functions of buying, selling, transporting, storing, financing, standardizing, pricing, and risk bearing. Three hours lecture per week.
Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including plant breeding, plant diseases, soils, insect control, and weed control. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.
Structure, growth, and development of horticultural plants from a practical and scientific approach. Environmental effects, basic principles of propagation, greenhouse and outdoor production, nutrition, pruning, chemical control of growth, pest control, and landscaping. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.
Scientific animal agriculture. Importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of beef cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and horses. Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week.
Fundamental economic principles and their applications to the problems of the industry of agriculture. Three hours lecture per week.
Fundamental economic principles and their application to the agricultural industry including macro and micro economic principles, agricultural production, marketing and consumption.
Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands. Three hours lecture per week.