Master Course Outline
AGRI-222
Agricultural Policy
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Description
Goals, methods, and results of government programs and policies in agriculture. Topics include the areas of international trade, domestic farm policy, food safety and quality, resource issues and the effect on agri-business. Recommended: One quarter economics and READ 088 or higher. Student may not earn credit for both AGRI 222 and POLS 222.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Review, analyze and discuss published articles regarding policy issues relevant to the agricultural industry.
  • Describe historical trends, sociological basis and forms of policies related to domestic and international food situations.
  • Explain economic concepts as they relate to agricultural policies.
  • Explain process and influences on making laws in the U.S.
  • Describe world food situation and effect of trade and economic development policies.
  • Define the U.S. farm problem and structure of the agricultural production sector.
  • Describe tools used in domestic farm policies and their historical development process.
  • Describe tools used in resource policies and their historical development process.
  • Describe tools used in consumer food policies and their historical development process.

Course Topics
  • Basis for policy decisions
  • Forms of agricultural policy
  • Economic foundations of policy
  • History of U.S. agricultural problems and proposed solutions
  • U.S. policy and law making process
  • The world food problem
  • Trade and development policy
  • U.S. domestic farm policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Food safety policy
  • Food assistance and nutrition policy


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
AGRI 222
B234
0093
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
B124
0007
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
B014
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
A904
0019
Debora Frazier
AGRI 222
Spring 2009
0019
Debora Frazier


Two Year Projected Schedule

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