Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Agricultural Economics (AGEC)

AGEC 460G    Agricultural Policy    3 Hours

The role of agriculture in the national economy; objectives of agricultural policy; appraisal and proposed agricultural programs; legislation for economics action.

Prerequisite(s): AGEC 360

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGEC 461G    Advanced Farm Management    3 Hours

Identification, analysis, and solution of problems of farm organization and operation. Case studies and field trips to situation farms in South Central Kentucky.

Prerequisite(s): AGEC 361 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGEC 463G    Agricultural Finance    3 Hours

Farm finance problems including capital requirements, investment decisions, budgeting techniques, etc. Lending agencies and alternative means of acquiring capital.

Prerequisite(s): AGEC 361 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2019; spring 2021

AGEC 468G    World Food Development    3 Hours

Problems and opportunities in feeding an ever-increasing population. Assessment of world food production, poverty, businesses and cultures; ways of increasing production.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGEC 561    Agricultural Production and Economics    3 Hours

Production and cost functions, programming and decision-making principles and their application to agriculture.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2019; fall 2019; spring 2020; fall 2021


Follow steps of a disciplined entrepreneurship process to create an agribusiness venture. Comprehensive strategic planning for new or existing agribusiness. Economic principles, marketing, management, and accounting techniques necessary for a profit-maximizing agribusiness venture.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

AGEC 675    Advanced Topics Agricultural Economics    3 Hours

No course description is available

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2019; fall 2020; fall 2021