AGR 242 - Animal Production, Products and Emerging Technologies

Course Description

Effective: 2012-01-01

Teaches theoretical and practical science-based animal production and management systems; principles of nutrition, reproduction, economics, and breeding and selection of beef cattle, swine, sheep, poultry, goats, fish and other specialty animal enterprises. Includes management practices, marketing, housing, and mitigation of environmental impacts with emphasis on profitable business enterprises for small to medium sized producers and collaborative opportunities to expand profitability for traditional enterprises. Introduces emerging technologies influencing production practices and new products.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To incorporate prior course work and advanced topics to improve efficiency, sustainability, and profitability of animal agricultural operations.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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