Principles of Agribusiness Management

Fifth Edition

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Author: James G. Beierlein,Kenneth C. Schneeberger,Donald D. Osburn

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478610794

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 378

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Managers in all areas of the agri-food system must be competent, flexible, and informed. Principles of Agribusiness Management provides the vital insights and information necessary to achieve success in a collaborative and interactive manner. The authors present the material clearly with a step-by-step approach that focuses on strategic planning and management. In conjunction with learning objectives and end-of-chapter highlights and quizzes, each chapter features two case studies that highlight the current trends and practices of agribusiness. The fifth edition includes three exciting, powerful learning tools: Discussion Starters, Strengthen Your Skills, and Start Your Business. Timely and provocative, these features facilitate in-class discussion, develop entrepreneurial skills, and explore key topics affecting the agri-food system. Globalization, leadership, competitiveness, technology, and planning are only some of the areas that are examined within the context of the changing world of agribusiness.

Principles of Agribusiness Management

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Author: James G. Beierlein,Kenneth C. Schneeberger,Donald D. Osburn

Publisher: Ingram

ISBN: 9781478605669

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 378

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Principles of Agricultural Economics

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Author: Andrew Barkley,Paul W. Barkley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317428803

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

View: 4641

Principles of Agricultural Economics, now in its second edition, showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, natural resource and other sectors. The field of agricultural economics has expanded to include a wide range of important and interesting topics, including macroeconomics, international trade, agribusiness, environmental economics, natural resources, and international development. For this new edition, the text has been updated throughout with a new chapter on policy, separate chapters for supply and demand, and increased coverage of key topics and approaches including finance, trade and behavioural economics. Readers will also benefit from an expanded range of case studies which demonstrate real world examples of the principles under discussion. These include obesity, alternative fuels, trade disputes, and animal welfare. The companion website provides students and instructors with extra material in order to enhance their learning and further their understanding of agricultural economics. This book introduces economic principles in a succinct and reader-friendly format, providing students and instructors with a clear, up-to-date, and straightforward approach to learning how a market-based economy functions, and how to use simple economic principles for improved decision making. The principles are applied to timely, interesting, and important real-world issues through words, graphs, and simple algebra. This book is for students who study agricultural economics, microeconomics, rural development and environmental policy.

Agribusiness Management

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Author: Freddie L. Barnard,Jay T. Akridge,Frank J. Dooley,John C. Foltz,Elizabeth A. Yeager

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317485890

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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Today’s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. Agribusiness Management helps prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber production and marketing. This text uses four specific approaches to help readers develop and enhance their capabilities as agribusiness managers. First, it offers a contemporary focus that reflects the issues that agribusiness managers face today and are likely to face tomorrow. Second, the book presents conceptual material in a pragmatic way with illustrations and examples that will help the reader understand how a specific concept works in practice. Third, the book has a decision-making emphasis, providing contemporary tools that readers will find useful when making decisions in the contemporary business environment. Finally, Agribusiness Management offers a pertinent set of discussion questions and case studies that will allow the reader to apply the material covered in real-world situations. This fifth edition of Agribusiness Management has been updated throughout and continues to provide students and adult learners with an essential understanding of what it takes to be a successful agribusiness manager in today’s rapidly evolving, highly unpredictable marketplace.

Agricultural Product Prices, Fifth Edition

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Author: William G. Tomek,Harry M. Kaiser

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801452309

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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Now in its fifth edition, this book reviews and adapts microeconomic principles to the characteristics of agricultural commodity markets and then apply these principles to the various dimensions of price behavior.

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

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Author: L. DeVere Burton

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435419669

Category: Science

Page: 848

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Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition is an introductory applied science textbook intended for use in high school agriculture programs. The text provides a broad-spectrum overview of the agricultural industry and the industry-based sciences, including basic principles of science as they apply to plants, animals, soils and foods. Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition contents includes chapters that detail the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management. Each chapter includes visual aids such as color photos, sketches, diagrams, and tables. Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition, also identifies chapter objectives, evaluation materials, suggested class activities, key terms, and internet key words to guide student's in-depth study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Agricultural and Food Policy

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Author: Ronald D. Knutson,J. B. Penn,William T. Boehm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 437

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"The fifth edition of Agricultural and Food Policy provides a timely and comprehensive treatment of current policy issues affecting the food and agriculture industry today. Although this new edition has been completely revised, it still adheres to the basic principles that made it a leader in its field. Recognizing that agricultural policy is broader than farm programs, this book still includes process, international, resource, and food policy components."--BOOK JACKET.