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Course Unit Title : Agricultural Economics and Business
Course Unit Code : TEB212
Type of Course Unit : Compulsory
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 5,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Understanding of the general concept of agriculture, product variety, technical and economical properties,
2) Understanding of importance of agriculture, contribution to sectors and its evaluation,
3) Understanding of agricultural structure, problems and solutions,
4) Understanding of adaptation the fundamental principles of economics to agriculture, the way of reaching maximum income by using the best usage of resources, creating options and choosing the best one,
5) Understanding of determination of the type and method of agricultural production, making production and valuation the product
6) Understanding of the determination of the product costs and incomes by doing economic analysis, realization of continuously production,
7) Understanding of market system and producing to transform the income, monitoring the market conditions,
8) Understanding of finding financing obtaining ways to produce, to benefit from cooperation power,
9) Understanding of making decision by considering agricultural policy tools,
10) Understanding of monitoring international agricultural relationships.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Definition and scope of agricultural economics, importance of agriculture, share in economy, the characteristics of agricultural structure, production factors, economics principles in agricultural economics, production costs, price formation in agricultural economics, the concept of agricultural agribusiness, the characteristics, classification, major properties of agro
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : to teach fundamental information of agricultural economics
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to teach fundamental information of agricultural economics and production activities of agricultural farms, problems and solutions
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Tarım Ekonomisi ve İşletmecilik 2006, Zeynep Dernek, Isparta.
Additional Resources : Tarım Ekonomisi, 1984, Fethi Açıl, Ankara. Tarım Ekonomisi, 1993, Zihni Dinler, Bursa
Material Sharing
Documents : Main and additional resources announces before the course and presentations gives to students after course
Assignments : The students are voluntarily encouraged with actual topic for doing researches
Exams : A midterm and a final exam
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 2 28  
Homeworks :
1 15 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 25 25  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
Total Work Charge / Hour :
Course's ECTS Credit :
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 100
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
The ratio of the term to success :
The ratio of final to success :
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 The definition of agriculture, the types and characteristics of agricultural production,
  Study Materials: 1-6
2 Agriculture?s contributions to nutrition and industry and importance in economy,
  Study Materials: 8-18
3 Fundamental factors and technological level of agricultural structure, population in agriculture and its characteristics, usage of land capital and its distribution by farms, the farm sizes,
  Study Materials: 19-31
4 Capital usage in agriculture and technology level, mechanization, seed, fertilizer and manure usage in agriculture, varieties and quantities of agricultural products and its evaluations by years, institutional changes,
  Study Materials: 32-43
5 Establishment and evaluation of some public institutions (ZDK, TSK, ZB, TMO etc.) and the contributions of intuitionalism to agricultural development,
  Study Materials: 44-56
6 Fundamental principles of economics to agriculture, diminishing return law, substitution principles, marginal income principle, maximization of the production,
  Study Materials: 57-101
7 Determining of costs of agricultural production, fixed and variable costs, average cost and costs of a product,
  Study Materials: 102-104
8 Supply and demand characteristics of agricultural products, agricultural product markets and price formation,
  Study Materials: Student Presentations
9 Determining of production facilities of agricultural production, cost analysis according to partial and exact budget method in end of the year, determining of fiscal structure of a farm,
  Study Materials: Student Presentations
10 Creating and developing of finance resources of a farm, credit conditions, preparation of payment plans,
  Study Materials: Student Presentations
11 Importance of organization in agriculture, types of organizations, cooperatives, principles, types, the objectives of agricultural cooperatives, problems and theirs evaluations,
  Study Materials: Student Presentations
12 General information on agricultural policies, aims and tools, application results, policy changes,
  Study Materials: Student Presentations
13 General information on Turkey-EU relations
  Study Materials: Student Presentations
14 General revision
  Study Materials: Student Presentations