2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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AS 215 - Introduction to Integrated Ranch Management

Credits: 3
This course introduces the basic principles of ranching and the food and fiber system. Students will be exposed to the complexities of modern agricultural production systems. Topics include: natural resources as the basis for successful ranching; the family as the major supplier of labor and capital; animal and agronomic production systems; economic and financial forces; risk and opportunity; agricultural policy and law; the decision making process; and stress as the driving force of change. Students will incorporate outside readings into discussions and practice planning exercises held during lab sessions. Cross-Listed: RANG 215 . Notes: Spring.


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