Information Package / Course Catalogue
Agricultural Economics and Management
Course Code: BTS110
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

Economic aspects of agricultural activity, with the stand on issues related to agriculture, micro-and macro-level problems and the basic principles of general economy of scarce productive resources of agricultural enterprises with the most effective way to shed light on the use of

Course Content

Introduction to economics of agriculture, agriculture in the importance of turkey's economy, the establishment of agricultural enterprises, feasibility studies, production activities and characteristics of agricultural holdings, land use, labor, capital and entrepreneurship, law of diminishing returns, the results of the annual calculation of the agricultural enterprises, gross margin analysis, planning, agricultural enterprises , are subjects of agricultural cooperatives.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Berna GÜNDEN
Learning Outcomes
1.Learn basic concepts related to agricultural economics.
2.Have knowledge about economic concepts and principles in agriculture.
3. Understand the importance of agriculture in the economy.
4.The feasibility studies will have information on agricultural establishments.
5.Learns the results of the annual assessment of agricultural enterprises.
6.Product derived from agricultural farms, have knowledge of profit and resource utilization issues.
7.The main products can be easily grown in farms in the cost account.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Teaching staff Lecture Notes
2.Agricultural Economics and Management (Professor. İ.Hakkı INAN)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Description of Agriculture and Agricultural Economy
Week 2 - Theoretical
Facilities of Agricultural Production
Week 3 - Theoretical
Agriculture in the importance of Turkey's economy
Week 4 - Theoretical
Agricultural Production Factors
Week 5 - Theoretical
Agricultural Credit and Finance
Week 6 - Theoretical
Agricultural Cooperatives
Week 7 - Theoretical
Agricultural Policies
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Farm, farm management concepts
Week 10 - Theoretical
Elements of Agricultural Management
Week 11 - Theoretical
External factors in Decision Making, Decisions Some Properties, Decision Making Utility Vehicles, Agricultural Decision-Making Process management function
Week 12 - Theoretical
Basic Economic Rules of Operation of Agriculture (Production Function, Law of Diminishing Returns)
Week 13 - Theoretical
Substitution Rule, Principle of Equal Marginal Product, Relative Profit Rule, Opportunity Cost Principle, Time Value of Money, Agricultural Product Costs
Week 14 - Theoretical
Enterprises in Agriculture Organization Studies (Project Idea, Feasibility Studies, Feasibility Report, Evaluation and Investment Decision, Final Project, Project Implementation, Operation Phase)
Week 15 - Theoretical
Agricultural Holdings Annual Operating Results (Production Department Analysis)
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination110111
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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