Agribusiness at UH Hilo

AgEc 322: Marketing Agricultural Products

Dr. Sabry A. Shehata

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Text:

Marketing of Agricultural Product by Hohls and Ull
Introduction to Agricultural Economics by Capps and Rosson

Office Hours

By appointment. Call 933-0856.

Course Description

Acquaints the students with economic organization and operation of the food and fiber sector of the US and Hawaiian economy. These include price analysis the marketing system, international trade. Field trips to cooperatives and other marketing firms.

Course Plan

Three weekly lectures will be organized in a similar way as they are presented in the required text books with local examples given to understand the theories as they are related to Hawaiian agriculture.

Exams and Quizzes

Two midterm exams, each worth 100 points, and 10 quizzes each worth 10 points. Final exam worth 150 points.

Grading Methods

90% and aboveA
80–89%B
70–79%C
60–69%D
less than 60%F

Note

Any student with a documented disability who would like to request accommodations should contact the University Disability Services Office—Campus Center Rm 311, 933-0816 (V), 933-3334 (TTY)—as early in the semester as possible.