in this course you will learn :
- Explore the history of agricultural production and prices, and examination into the reasons behind changes in production and prices.
- Develop understanding of water availability, peak phosphorus, herbicide resistance, and climate change.
- Look at the relationship between inputs and outputs, the optimal level of an input, the question of pollution from inputs, and flat payoff functions.
- Evaluate land conservation practices, weighing benefits and costs correctly and non-economic factors.