Agribusiness is broadly defined to include the suppliers/farmers, agricultural production, commodity processing, manufacturing, and distribution. Introduction to Agribusiness provides the vital information and tools necessary to achieve success collaboratively and interactively. Another major issue that will be examined is what will the marijuana industry look like as legalization spreads? Will corporations sweep in and create Big Marijuana, flooding the market with mass-produced cannabis? Or will marijuana agriculture stays true to its roots in family farming, and reflect a sustainable, local, and artisanal ethic? How will the change in laws affect this new industry? As the era of marijuana prohibition comes to an end, now is the time to learn about what the future holds for the marijuana agricultural industry.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 3, Lab – 0, Credits – 3