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College of Agricultural Sciences

AEC 556 – Sustainable Agricultural Development (3)

Provides a non-technical, accessible primer on sustainable agricultural development and its relationship to sustainable development. Uses economic principles and tradeoff analysis to evaluate the sustainability of agricultural development pathways at the global and national scales, and agricultural systems at the agroecosystem and farm-household scales. Reviews the sustainability challenges facing agriculture in the developing, transitional and industrialized worlds. Examines demand-side and supply-side strategies and policies to improve agricultural sustainability, including product certification and labeling, investment in private and public R&D, and farm-level taxes and subsidies. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
Sp24572294003StaffOnline Open101000
Registration Restrictions
Recommended: AEC 311 or ECON 311
Class Notes: Does not meet Graduate School's stand-alone requirement.  [ Textbooks]
Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact department to request syllabus.
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+ = Include restriction.
- = Exclude restriction.
* = Prereq may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course.