An overview of the economic and production cycles associated with livestock and grain production. Topics include supply and demand factors that affect livestock and grain. Markets that are focused on include pork, poultry, grain and cattle.
Not available for supplemental. Instruction ().
Commodity Market Fundamentals is broken down into four Modules which are:
Module 1: Supply and Demand
Module 2: Market Pricing
Module 3: Market Pricing - Pork
Module 4: Market Pricing - Grains and Oilseeds
Courses are delivered in a modular format with two or four modules to each course. Each module in a course is one month in length. Students start a module at the beginning of a month and should complete it by the end of the month.
With the exception of capstone courses AGBR-1190 (Market Equity) and AGBR-1191 (Successful Planning in Agribusiness), which are not offered in modular format, students can complete any module of any course in any order.
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