AGR 425 - Agricultural Sustainability (3)


This course is an introduction to how global agriculture and sustainability issues are at the intersection of natural resource management and business. The course will devote significant time covering the fundamental principles of agribusiness and how sustainability issues are key factors in business decision making today and in the future.  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 their understanding and appreciation of broader issues relevant to agribusiness, students 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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