Jun 24, 2019  
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ECON 175 - Decision Making in the Agricultural-Food


Students will be introduced to the basic components and terminology associated with the agricultural systems used to produce and deliver food to people around the globe. Advances in scientific research and technology have lead to dramatic improvements in our ability to produce food and feed; however, perceived risks associated with many of these advancements now threaten food and environmental safety. In order to serve as future leaders and change agents in agriculture, as well as to act as informed citizens, students must gain an awareness of and appreciation for the diverse array of perspectives surrounding current issues in crop and food production. Students will explore the scientific and ethical bases of issues associated with agricultural and food systems. Activities are designed to support students with engaging in productive discussions about different perspectives of issues related to crop and food production.

Credits:3 cr



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