AGR 310 - Agricultural Law & Policy (3)

Prerequisite: AGR 305 .
This course examines legal problems of farm and agribusiness management. Practical application of principles of contracts, negligence, debt instruments, and commercial transactions of the farm and agribusiness organization will be performed.  Students will also study selected state and federal laws regulating the farm and agribusiness sector, especially basic animal laws. To develop an understanding of ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable behavior, students will a) demonstrate the role of civic responsibility, including corporate and cooperative governance and b) judge environmental impacts of agribusiness decisions. In addition, to improve students' understanding and appreciation of broader issues relevant to agribusiness, they will a) analyze global issues relevant to agribusiness and agricultural development and b) differentiate the influence of diversity in agribusiness employees, customers, and producers.



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