Today we will be starting the textbook lesson on Marketing in Agriscience. This is Unit 34 in the Agriscience textbook.
The unit will be broke into two parts:
All notes for this unit need to be recorded in your student notebook for class. Students can create a set of outlined notes in their notebooks. Additionally, students can select four major headings in the text (Bold Dark Red Text), and develop a more detailed set of notes.
From the list of student activities list on page 723, students must complete 2 tasks out of the following six tasks:
List and explain the types of markets for agricultural commodities in western Montana.
Write a brief paper on the "best philosophy for pricing."
Develop an ad or other promotional plan for an agricultural commodity.
Build a display for retailing an agricultural commodity
Research the procedures used to buy and sell in the futures market.
Do research on one or more major international trade agreements that influence the marketing of agriscience products.