Using economic models and managerial decision making processes, students will be responsible for completing weekly analysis of farm operations, identifying and solving problems and/or creating opportunities for improving farm operations. Students will be actively involved in the process of gathering, organizing, and analyzing financial, production, and labor efficiency data. Upon completion of data analysis, evaluation of alternatives and making final recommendations to management, students will be actively involved in the implementation and monitoring processes. Each semester, students will complete a comprehensive case study analysis.
3 credits, (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring and fall semesters