Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 3562 - International Dairy Study Trip III

Multi-semester course: (Spring). 0.5 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: ANSC 3560 , ANSC 3561 . Field trip fee: TBA. Permission of instructor required. Field trip location TBA. Multi-semester course, students must complete ANSC 3560 ANSC 3561 , and ANSC 3562 for a final grade.

M. Van Amburgh.

This is the third of a three-semester course that includes an intensive study trip designed for exposure to a variety of dairy related agricultural production approaches in in the country of interest. Topics will include: dairy management, environmental regulations, profitability, related government support programs and the role of the culture’s impact on production.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to describe the economics and conditions surrounding milk production and consumer expectations and compare this to the U.S.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to recognize and explain resource limitations for dairy production systems and provide context for that relative to future food production within the structure observed.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to analyze dairy food production systems and contrast that with the U.S. system.

Outcome 4: Students will be able to describe the impact of government support for agriculture development and compare that with current U.S. policy.

Outcome 5: Student will gain an appreciation for the diversity of production systems and be able to describe the role agriculture plays in meeting the energy needs of the country and how that integrates with “green energy” policies.

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