Class Dates
08/21/2023 to 12/08/2023
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Allen Featherstone
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

Agribusiness Risk Management

AGEC 720 - Class Number: 13907


Various forms of risk inherent to firms operating in agricultural and food product markets are explored. Risk management techniques including diversification, insurance, forward contracting, hedging and options are examined through applied problems with the use of simulation. Emphasis is placed on managing risk associated with input prices, output prices, enterprise organization and financial instruments.

  • MAB students only. Course permission required by contacting the MAB Program or (785) 532-4495.


  • Instructor Allen Featherstone's permission is always required.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access
  • Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access and/or Powerpoint)


  • AGEC 420 , AGEC 760

Enrollment Restrictions:

  • Graduate standing
  • Must be admitted to the Master's in Agribusiness (MAB) degree program.

Enrollment Dates
03/20/2023 to 08/21/2023
Enrollment Limit

Credit/Tuition Options

Credit Option Hours

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