Courses & Units

Agriculture and Food Economics BEA310

Introduction

In this unit, students are introduced to applying economic principles to agriculture, agribusiness, and related markets. Students will apply economic principles to study issues in food production and food security. Content will include topics in farm management and organisation, the operation of agricultural markets, managing risk and the economics of government intervention in food and agricultural markets. The role of soil stewardship, farm diversification and farming in multifunctional landscapes will also be considered.

Summary

Unit name Agriculture and Food Economics
Unit code BEA310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator

TBC

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

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