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Agriculture Business Management Courses:


1334* INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE ECONOMICS, 4 hours credit
A study of economic principles as they relate to the national economy, production, marketing and consumption of agricultural products. Lecture 4 hours.           
3303 PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL MARKETING, 3 hours credit
Analysis of the marketing system; its importance to the economy and the role of the individual firm. Understanding of basic concepts, problems, and decision aids is emphasized. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: AGRC 1334.
3413 FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT, 3 hours credit
Production planning with budgeting, market planning, financial records, and income tax management for the individual farm-ranch business. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisite: AGRC 1334.

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Agriculture Mechanization Courses:


1413 INTRODUCTION TO MECHANIZED AGRICULTURE, 3 hours credit
The use of power, machines and engineered systems for production and utilization of agriculture products. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours.
2002 CONSERVATION SURVEYS AND TECHNOLOGY, 2 hours credit
Use of the farm level; mechanical methods of erosion control including terracing and farm pond planning. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours.
3223 AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS SKILLS, 3 hours credit
Subject matter and skills used in teaching agricultural mechanics such as fundamental hot and cold metal working, plumbing, welding applications and selection of materials applicable to agriculture. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of instructor.
3152 ELECTRICITY IN AGRICULTURE, 2 hours credit
Electricity applied to the farm and rural home including farmstead distribution and use and National Electrical Code requirements. Laboratory activities include simple circuits, practical wiring, home wiring, planning, electric motors, water systems and controls. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisites: MATH 1513 or equivalent.
4702 TRACTOR PRINCIPLES, 2 hours credit
The principles, operation, performance, maintenance and management of tractors. Gasoline and diesel engines will be studied. Laboratory activities involve engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, electrical systems and tractor performance. Laboratory 4 hours. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.

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Computer Applications in Agriculture:


4423 COMPUTERS IN AGRICULTURE, 3 hours credit
An introduction to the uses of microcomputers in agricultural decision-making and management. Hardware selection, agricultural application programs, and multipurpose software such as electronic spreadsheets, data-based management packages, national data networks, and word processing will be studied as applied to the agricultural industry. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 4 hours. Prerequisite: Junior Standing.

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