ANSC 3560

ANSC 3560

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

The course is an intensive 8-10 day study trip designed for exposure to a variety of dairy related agricultural production approaches 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.

When Offered Multi-semester course: Fall.

Fees Field trip fee: TBA.
Permission Note Enrollment preference given to: juniors and seniors in Animal Science/Dairy Management.

Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

Comments Multi-semester course, students must complete ANSC 3560, ANSC 3561, ANSC 3562 for a final grade.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to describe the economics and conditions surrounding milk production and consumer expectations and compare this to the U.S.
  • Recognize and explain resource limitations for dairy production systems and provide context for that relative to future food production within the structure observed.
  • Analyze dairy food production systems and contrast that with the U.S. system.
  • Describe the impact of government support for agriculture development and compare that with current U.S. policy.
  • 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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Multi-Term

  • 13655ANSC 3560  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Oct 20 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Van Amburgh, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Enrollment preference given to: juniors and seniors in Animal Science/Dairy Management. Students must enroll in ANSC 3560 (fall), ANSC 3561 (winter), and ANSC 3562 (Spring) to receive a final grade. Study trip to China in January. The instructor schedules trip-planning meetings with the students directly during the second half of the semester.