Jul 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AGRI 1010 Introduction to Agribusiness

3 Credit Hour(s)

This course is an introduction to the field of agricultural business and some of the basic tools and concepts of decision making. Concepts are illustrated in terms of selected current social and economic issues in the industry of production agriculture, agricultural business, and the computer application of those concepts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  • discuss supply and demand factors
  • discuss competition among agribusiness firms within the U.S. and abroad
  • discuss microeconomic and macroeconomic theory related to the firm and the agribusiness complex
  • discuss rural diversity and development issues
  • discuss international development issues
  • discuss agricultural society and its role and relationship to the overall economic system
  • discuss consumer income issues
  • demonstrate producer decision-making process
  • demonstrate enhanced computer skills through use of D2L and the Internet through use of the computer to supplement lecture material and complete tests and assignments


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