Introduction to Agribusiness

Introduction to Agribusiness

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An introduction to the world of agribusiness. The fundamentals and applications of agribusiness are detailed showing how products go from their source to the consumer highlighting the many steps in this process. Basic principals of commodity marketing, international agriculture marketing and food and fibre processing channels are some of the topics explored. Basic agricultural economic principles are discussed to assist the user to better manage an agribusiness. Not only does this book discuss employment opportunities, but it explains how to start-up, run and manage an agribusiness.
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  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 210 x 241 x 25.4mm | 1,043g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766800245
  • 9780766800243

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION TO AGRIBUSINESS: Agriscience and Agribusiness. Size and Importance of Agribusiness. STARTING AND RUNNING AN AGRBUSINESS: Planning and Organizing an Agribusiness. Types of Agribusinesses. Agribusiness Record Keeping and Accounting. Preparing and Filing Agribusiness Taxes. AGRIBUSINESS INPUT SECTOR: Agribusiness Input (Supply) Sector. Agribusiness Input (Farm Machinery and Equipment) Sector. Private Agribusiness Services. Public Agribusiness Services. Agribusiness Input (Credit) Services. AGRIBUSINESS OUTPUT (MARKETING) SECTOR: Basic Principles of Marketing. Commodity Marketing. International Agriculture Marketing. Food and Fibre Marketing (Processing) Channels. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS: Economics From an Agricultural Perspective. Basic Economics Concepts. Economic Goals and Policies. Cost and Productivity. Profit and Productivity. Laws of Supply and Demand.
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