University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

01-125 Agrifood System Trends and Issues W(3-2)

The course will improve the awareness and increase the critical appreciation and understanding of students for the breadth and complexity of the agriculture and food system from producer to consumer. Students will understand the ways in which consumers empower the various components of the food system. Students will gain experience in understanding major issues and consumer trends in the food system including those related to environment, food safety, and animal welfare. The role of the Canadian food system in world markets will be presented. Students will be introduced to the basic skills of problem-solving, report preparation, and delivery.

Course Profile

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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