Course: Rural Economy and Politics


1. The economic profile of the agricultural sector; The farms as business units (economic functions and type).

2. The rates of production.

3. Details production theory (law of decreasing efficiency, light output with a variable factor of production - stage production).

4. Estimate agricultural production and production costs.

5. Main financial results farming - Examples of calculating costs and financial results farming.

6. Demand and supply of agricultural products.

7. Marketing of agricultural products (functions, operators, consumer behavior.

8. European Union institutions.

9. Basic principles of the Common Agricultural Policy.

10. International principles of cooperatives.

11. Agricultural and rural development.