Montana State University

Eric J. Belasco

Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172920
Bozeman, MT 59717-2920

Tel: (406) 994-3706
Fax: (406) 994-4838
Location: 309D Linfield Hall


AGBE 210 - Economics of Agricultural Business
Spring 2014

Instructor: Eric Belasco
Office: 309D Linfield Hall
Office Hours: MWF 10:00am-11:00am

Class Days/Time: MWF 9:00am-9:50am
Class Location: Linfield Hall 109

Teaching Assistant
Tomas Garcia (
Office Hours: TBD
Location: Linfield Hall 106



Week 1 Please review the syllabus and key topics that will be covered this week.
Here is the presentation that we will go over this week to introduce agricultural business trends (slides).
First homework is due Friday, Jan. 17th. It can be downloaded here (homework 1).
Attached are two readings on corn-based ethanol policy and farmers' reatail share of dollar.