University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    Jun 20, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019
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AGSC 418 - Beef Cattle Management

(3 Units) CO14
Study of the major management topics in all major phases of beef cattle production, including, but not exclusive to, cow calf operations, breeding animal development, backgrounding, finishing and marketing.

Corequisite(s): AGSC 100  or AGSC 206  or AGSC 406 .

Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the components of the beef cattle industry and discuss interactions between various market segments.
2. demonstrate application of managerial skills and production techniques through hands-on exercises during laboratory practicals.
3. assess through problem solving exercises the complexity of ranches, natural systems, and regulations which can complicate human efforts to manage the grazing environment.ich can complicate human efforts to manage the grazing environment.
4. apply knowledge from agricultural science, nutrition, and rangeland management to develop a comprehensive business and management plan for a beef cattle business venture (CO14).
5. communicate management decisions and business plan orally to the class and other audience members (CO14).

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