2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

AGS 102 - Agribusiness Management

Description: Introduction to the latest functions of agribusiness including history, starting and running a business, small business plans, input and output sectors, daily financial operations, and basic economic principles. Emphasizes principles of agricultural economics, and economic activity and analysis.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Agriculture and agribusiness 
  2. Size and importance of agribusiness 
  3. Emerging agribusiness technologies 
  4. Planning and organizing an agribusiness 
  5. Types of agribusiness 
  6. Personal financial management 
  7. Agribusiness record keeping and accounting 
  8. Input/Output sectors 
  9. Agricultural economics 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the impact of agribusiness. (1-3,5,8,9)
  2. Analyze the efficiency of production agriculture. (3,4,6,-9)
  3. Describe the latest emerging technologies in agriculture. (1-3,5)
  4. Prepare a small business plan with budget. (3,4,7-9)
  5. Compare proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. (5,9)
  6. Discuss the size and scope of the agribusiness input sector. (1-3,5,9)
  7. Compare the private and public agribusiness sectors. (5,9)
  8. Describe six types of economic systems. (5,8,9)
  9. Analyze agricultural economics. (1,2,8,9)