Develop the knowledge and skills about the management of the agricultural and agro industrial and especially the ability to plan with respect to the context of agricultural policy and agri-food markets
Course contents summary
The course aims to provide to students the main keys of to interpretation concerning the farm economics and the economics of agri-food system. The topics of the lectures will address the specificities of the agro-food sector, the factors of production, the business strategies of family units, the plan of agricultural production, the farm budget, principles of linear programming, the role of technical progress in agriculture and food industries, the agro-food chain.
- Selected papers
- Flavio Messori, L' azienda agraria. Introduzione all'economia dell'unità di produzione agricola, CLUEB, 2007
- Flavio Messori, Fabrizio Ferretti, Economia del mercato dei prodotti agroalimentari, Edagricole il sole 24 Ore, 2010;
- Michele De Benedictis, Economia dell’Azienda Agraria,