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  agribusiness - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about agribusiness
Commercial farming on an industrial scale, often financed by companies whose main interests lie outside agriculture, for example multinational corporations.
Agribusiness farms are mechanized, large, highly structured, and reliant on chemicals.
Many farms now specialize in one particular crop, maximizing yields by extending field sizes and areas under cultivation.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /agribusiness   (101 words)

 ASU East: Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management
Agribusiness is the business of food and fiber production and the technology necessary to change a raw material (a commodity) or an idea into a new product or business for the world’s consumers.
Agribusiness courses in the Morrison School are designed to prepare students for a wide range of job opportunities in agribusiness and business.
Agribusiness finance concentration graduates are expected to possess a broad knowledge of financial theory and practice as it pertains to the agribusiness sector.
www.asu.edu /aad/catalogs/2003-2004/general/asue-agribusiness.html   (2498 words)

 Agribusiness Fact Sheet
There is a continuing strong demand by agribusiness firms, ranging from large multinational corporations to emerging food manufacturing and input supply firms, for more and better employees trained in both management and the agricultural sciences.
Agribusiness students are required to participate in an internship during their studies.
Agribusiness faculty expertise is complemented by other departmental faculty specializing in farm management, natural resource and environmental economics and economic development.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/ag/agbus.shtml   (586 words)

 NC Agribusiness Council - Membership Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agribusiness is a major life force in North Carolina's economy, accounting for 20 percent of all jobs and 30 percent of the value of all goods and services produced in the state.
The Agribusiness Council is an action-oriented coalition and an effective voice in public affairs at the local, state and national levels.
The annual meeting of the Agribusiness Council is an opportunity for members to network with the top agribusiness leaders in the state, elect officers and present awards to outstanding agribusinesses and individuals.
www.agr.state.nc.us /agribiz/info.htm   (804 words)

 The Agribusiness Council
The Agribusiness Council (ABC) is a private, nonprofit/tax-exempt, membership organization dedicated to strengthening U.S. agro-industrial competitiveness through programs which highlight international trade and development potentials as well as broad issues which encompass several individual agribusiness sectors and require a "food systems" approach.
In order to enhance Council responsiveness to local/regional U.S. agro-industry (especially small and medium-sized agribusiness, and farmers) and to effectively facilitate the transfer of information from the national and international levels, the Council is informally linked to a growing number of state/regional agribusiness council groups around the country.
The Agribusiness Council (ABC) is guided by a board of directors, a Washington advisory committee, and a small Washington-based staff headed by president and chief executive officer, Nicholas E. Hollis.
www.agribusinesscouncil.org   (1054 words)

 ASU East: Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management
Agribusiness — B.S. The completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours — including First-Year Composition, General Studies (see “General Studies”), and the school and concentration requirements — leads to the B.S. degree.
Agribusiness employers require their employees to possess a greater range of skills and competencies than at any time in the past.
The agribusiness core, required of all the concentrations, is designed to prepare students with a core set of skills that these firms demand.
www.public.asu.edu /aad/catalogs/2001-2002/general/asue-agribusiness.html   (3464 words)

 ASU East: Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management
Agribusiness students may select either a research-oriented program, which leads to the completion of a supervised thesis, or a program consisting of course work only (nonthesis option).
The Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management admits students to the B.S. degree programs who meet the undergraduate admission requirements of Arizona State University; see Undergraduate Enrollment, “Undergraduate Admission.” Admission to the B.A.S. degree program is restricted to students holding an A.A.S. degree from a regionally accredited U.S. postsecondary educational institution.
A GPA of 2.00 or higher is required for all resident applicants and 2.50 for nonresident applicants.
www.public.asu.edu /aad/catalogs/2002-2003/general/asue-agribusiness.html   (3520 words)

 Master of Agribusiness Homepage
The Master of Agribusiness, an innovative course being offered by the Institute of Land and Food Resources at The University of Melbourne, is now into its seventh year.
The orientation of the Master of Agribusiness (Coursework) is toward those in any agribusiness operation, from large, medium or small.
The Master of Agribusiness (Coursework) focuses on enhancing specific skills required to make effective business decisions within the context of the food and fibre business, from input suppliers through primary producers to wholesalers, processors, retailers in a competitive, consumer-directed market.
www.agribusiness.unimelb.edu.au /mastersonline   (266 words)

 International Finance Corporation - Agribusiness Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While the relative importance of agriculture tends to decline as a nation develops and per capita income rises, activities with significant income and employment multipliers such as food manufacturing, packaging, trading, and distribution tend to expand.
The agribusiness sector therefore continues to play a crucial role in generating income and employment throughout the development process.
In the next 25 years, the world will be challenged to produce enough food to feed an additional 90 million people each year, as well as to meet increasing and changing food needs due to rising incomes and changing lifestyles.
www.ifc.org /agribusiness   (177 words)

 Agribusiness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agribusiness is a dynamic industry that provides employment to about 23 percent of the U.S. labor force.
Students in the food and agribusiness marketing concentration develop critical skills relevant to firms involved in food manufacturing, and distribution and retailing, in addition to input suppliers, commodity associations, and primary producers.
A student studying international agribusiness is preparing for a career with a multinational corporation.
www.asu.edu /provost/smis/asue/bs/agrgenbs.html   (889 words)

 Agriculture [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Large agribusiness companies are manufacturing inputs (such as seed, fertilizer, and pesticides); acquiring farms; managing the transport, processing, and marketing of their products; and researching new ways to improve their products through processes such as genetic engineering.
Unlike hybrids, genetically manipulated (GM) plants are not sterile, but some agribusiness firms have produced so-called "terminator" genes, which prevent a GM plant from germinating and reproducing.
noun: agribusiness, agriculture, factory farm = a large-scale farming enterprise.
kosmoi.com /agriculture   (2967 words)

 McDermott - Industries - Agribusiness
Our agribusiness lawyers provide counsel and representation across the entire spectrum of agribusiness, from issues faced at the input level through the entire growing, processing and distribution operation.
Our practitioners frequently consult with international, federal and state agribusiness regulatory boards on issues such as FDA labeling, the food use of alcohol, product integrity and other issues.
We have represented the Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. in the issuance of senior notes and one of its special purpose entities in the issuance of senior guaranteed notes.
www.mwe.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/experience.detail/object_id/87BF2C7D-B836-48E7-868E-BE20E9A99C84   (150 words)

 National Food and Agribusiness Management Education Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Food and agribusiness management degree programs must be poised to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for the challenges of an increasingly more global, technical, and competitive marketplace.
Industry executives can provide invaluable input by identifying the broader challenges that food and agribusiness companies face as they strive to hire, develop, and retain the right balance of human resource capabilities vital to their organizations.
To better understand the most important changes in the food and agribusiness markets, and to begin to define what these changes mean for post-secondary education in food and agribusiness management, 24 senior leaders from industry and one senior leader from academe were asked to participate in an NFAMEC Industry Steering Committee.
www.agecon.purdue.edu /cab/NFAMEC/Project.htm   (779 words)

 Australasian Agribusiness Journals Online
The coverage of material which is appropriate to be considered for publication in The Australasian Agribusiness Review and in the Australian Agribusiness Perspectives is very broad, as befitting the broad, multi-disciplinary field which comprises agribusiness activity and agribusiness inquiry.
Australasian Agribusiness Review and Australasian Agribusiness Perspectives will publish material relevant to the whole of the production, management and marketing dimensions of agribusiness activity: within the farm gate, farm gate to consumer, business-natural environment interactions, international trade, consumer and producer behaviour, industrial organisation, public policy, agribusiness education.
The Agribusiness Association of Australia has transferred ownership of these journals to The University of Melbourne.
www.agrifood.info   (150 words)

 Agribusiness Association of Australia
This web site aims to facilitate communication across the agri-food chain and to promote the contribution made by agribusiness to the Australian economy and community.
The Association promotes the core values of openness and transparency in communication and the Association’s activities promote value chain thinking and awareness as essential factors in the development of an efficient, profitable and dynamic agri-food sector.
Please follow the links to go to all the information that you have in the past but look out for a few improvements and special features.
www.agribusiness.asn.au   (133 words)

 Home - Virginia Agribusiness Council
The Virginia Agribusiness Council has asked all Virginia state-wide and House of Delegates candidates to endorse The Virginia Ag and Forestry Initiative 2006 which sets forth policies important to our agribusiness industry.
      To be the unified voice of Virginia agribusiness and to enhance the real and perceived value of agriculture and forestry.
Meet the Gubernatorial Candidates at an exclusive forum for the agribusiness industry at the State Fair of Virginia.
www.va-agribusiness.org   (292 words)

 Cal Poly College of Agriculture : Departments & Majors : Departments : AgriBusiness - Cal Poly
Our department has a multitude of alumni with strong ties to the agribusiness industry of California, the United States, and throughout the world.
The Agribusiness Department’s educational focus is to prepare students to enter these industries.
For graduate students the Agribusiness Department coordinates with the College of Agriculture to offer a Master of Science in Agriculture with a specialization in Agribusiness.
cagr.calpoly.edu /departmentsandmajors/departments/agriBusiness.asp   (379 words)

 Facts & Figures on Corporate Agribusiness & Corporate Power
Plowing the Fertile Factual Fields of Corporate Agribusiness
Agribusiness also manufactures, processes and markets food (agricultural
Readers of THE AGRIBUSINESS EXAMINER are reminded that past issues of the
www.organicconsumers.org /Corp/corprevenue.cfm   (1555 words)

 Agribusiness_Solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Just as you are constantly looking for ways to improve your business, Bank of New Zealand's Agribusiness team is dedicated to finding new solutions to match the changing face of New Zealand's rural sector.
Whether that's minimising the amount of interest you pay, managing your cash flow, protecting against interest and exchange rate fluctuations, insuring your assets, helping you grow your investments or looking for innovative ways to grow your business.
Within our dedicated Agribusiness division we have over 150 Agribusiness Managers and support staff around the country - so there's always someone there to help.
www.bnz.co.nz /Agribusiness_Solutions/1,1184,4,00.html   (205 words)

 Agribusiness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The list is a joint project between the Business Council Agribusiness Division and the University of Wyoming.
It is an effective resource for people looking to buy and sell quality beef cattle produced in Wyoming.
Check out the Ag Directory, which includes informational listings on: Farm and Ranch; Organic and Natural; Processed Foods; Agribusiness Services; and Ag Organizations.
www.wyomingbusiness.org /ag/index.cfm   (128 words)

 PostHarvest Technology | food safety consultants | food service consultants | global consultants | food service ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Craig Bowden has more than 27 years of progressive, operational and technical agribusiness management experience, with an extensive background in production sourcing and distribution of produce on an international basis.
He has been a key manager and director of both public and privately held agribusiness companies, where he has helped those companies develop clear goals, manage resources and achieve new levels of growth and profitability.
These many diverse experiences, as well as his vision and focus have given him the unique ability to lead Davis Fresh Technologies.
www.davisfreshtech.com /people.html   (457 words)

 Agribusiness Management Site Map
Under an Emerging NAFTA: a Country Profile and Potential Prospects for Pacific NW Agribusiness Managers
Managing for Success and Failure in a Small Agribusiness Firm
Financing and Capitalizing the Future of Agribusiness Cooperatives
www.agribusiness-mgmt.wsu.edu /SiteMap.htm   (492 words)

 Georgia Agribusiness Council
A Self-insured Workers' Compensation Insurance Program Designed By the Georgia Agribusiness Council.
Designed Specifically for Agribusinesses and Managed by Industry Leaders
The GAC is involved in every aspect of the program - contact the Council for more information by calling 1-800-726-2474.
www.ga-agribusiness.com   (159 words)

 Chapter 6: Wildegeest! A Search For Last Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Plainly, a government that placed economics above the dignity of its citizens could never hope to lead them to the end of the rainbow.
"After WWII, the military reinforced its grip on the national budget, university research was invaded by industry, and Abe Lincoln's land grant colleges became increasingly involved with agribusiness and the processed food industry.
These 'Cow Colleges" were established by an Act of Congress, in 1862, to teach agricultural and mechanical subjects, and to provide direct assistance to farmers.
www.wildegeest.com /chapter6.htm   (3304 words)

 Agribusiness Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
AgribusinessOnline is brought to you as a free service by Fintrac Inc. as part of its mandate to disseminate market intelligence and new technologies to farmers and other agribusinesses worldwide.
It was created through the merger of Fintrac's Global Agribusiness Information Network and MarketAg.
Wholesale market prices for fresh produce are updated daily!
www.agribusinessonline.com   (104 words)

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