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Cornell University    
  Nov 20, 2017
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 4042 - [Farm Credit Fellows]

Fall (weeks 8-14). 1.5 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: AEM 4041 . Permission of instructor required. Enrollment limited to: Farm Credit Fellows.

J. Woodard.

This course is restricted to Farm Credit Fellows and is dedicated to the practical application of financial management for agriculture and agribusiness. Topics include fundamentals of credit and lending risk in agriculture, and associated modeling, as well as firm modeling. Students will interact with agricultural lenders and the Farm Credit System through a one-week internship, a field trip to Enfield, CT, and will be required to complete an on-farm case study during the semester of their enrollment in the course. Students also do an internship the previous summer, and an in-depth on-site case study during the course.

Outcome 1: Understand the professional responsibilities of agribusiness credit professionals.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate understanding of credit skills.

Outcome 3: Interpret models, concepts and fundamentals of agribusiness credit and banking risk structure and analysis.

Outcome 4: Develop and analyze agribusiness credit risk models.

Outcome 5: Demonstrate knowledge of agribusiness lending and credit markets.

Outcome 6: Conduct practice case studies in agribusiness lending.

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