Agronomy, Crop Science, Rural Buildings and Economics

A.Y. 2018/2019
Lesson for
9
Max ECTS
72
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/01 AGR/02 AGR/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Obiettivi da raggiungere 1) Conoscenza e capacità di comprensione: lo studente è tenuto a dimostrare la conoscenza relativa all'agronomia, alle strutture di allevamento per le diverse specie animali in accordo con i requisiti di benessere animale e alle caratteristiche dei mercati agricoli. 2) Capacità di applicare conoscenza e comprensione: lo studente deve essere in grado di applicare le conoscenze teoriche acquisite nei 3 moduli. 3) Autonomia di giudizio: lo studente deve imparare in modo critico e proattivo sia le informazioni fornite dal docente sia quelle derivate dal materiale bibliografico consigliato. 4) Abilità comunicative: lo studente deve essere in grado di spiegare i concetti acquisiti con una terminologia adeguata e aggiornata.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Agronomy
AGR/02 - AGRONOMY AND FIELD CROPS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Animal Husbandry
AGR/10 - RURAL BUILDINGS AND AGRO - FOREST LAND PLANNING - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Guarino Marcella
Principles of Economics
AGR/01 - AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Demartini Eugenio
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Animal Husbandry
Syllabus
· Animal Welfare (5 h):
· The needs of animals in terms of indoor environmental quality (temperature, relative humidity,air speed).
· Environmental changes induced by the presence of animals and facilities for maintenance welfare conditions (insulation, ventilation, air treatment).
· The calculation of the coefficient of heat transmission, the realization of the insulation. The materials, thermal bridges, the vapor barrier, the effect of the thermal inertia.
· The determination of the volume of ventilation in summer and winter, the verification of the thermal balance of a building.
· The cooling and heating of a building, possible solutions, the costs.
· The lighting of buildings, its effects on animals.

· Cattle (5 h):
· Buildings for cattle in the stalls and free stalls for dairy cows. the needs environmental, distributional patterns and construction, prefabrication, the working time.
· The milking parlor, the different solutions, mechanization, the milk and salt and local service. Iareas for the periparturient.
· Patterns and structural design of stables for cattle rearing the young, for calves and beef cattle.

· Piggeries (4 h):
· Buildings for pigs. The different organizational settings: a closed cycle, open cycle, "the isowean".
· Buildings for industry birth, weaning, for gestation (hold heat, first and second phase). The evolution of types in recent years with the development of technologies breeding.
· The piggeries in the phase of growth and fattening, the floor cracked, its not, the solutions emptying and implications for animal welfare and the quality of indoor air.


· Kennels (2 h):
· Regulation and structural design

· Horses (4 h):
· Different typologies of stables.


· Precision Livestock Farming (2 h):
· The principles of PLF
· Applications

· Environmental Impact (2 h):
· The environmental impact of livestock-induced water, soil and air
Principles of Economics
Syllabus
Part I: INTRODUCTION
1. Ten Principles of Economics
2. Thinking Like an Economist
Part II: SUPPLY AND DEMAND I: HOW MARKETS WORK
3. The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
4. Elasticity and Its Application.
Part III: FIRM BEHAVIOR AND THE ORGANIZATION OF INDUSTRY
The Costs of Production
Firms in Competitive Markets
Part IV: TOPICS FOR FURTHER STUDY
The Theory of Consumer Choice
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Agronomy
Syllabus
Not available; frequency to lectures is compulsory
Animal Husbandry
Syllabus
Not available; frequency to lectures is compulsory
Principles of Economics
Syllabus
Not available; frequency to lectures is compulsory
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi