Subject: Agriculture
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: AGBIO (Dean's Office)


This course explains economic concepts as they are applied to the agriculture industry. The theory of economics helps us to make decisions in cases where we have scarce resources. Each module describes economic theories and provides real-world examples to show you the relevance and power of economic thinking. The course also takes a broader view of decision making by considering the effects of individual and government decisions on communities and the environment.

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