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What is Agricultural Economics?

Agricultural Economics applies the principles of economics to the production of crops, livestock and other agricultural areas. It focuses on creating a business mindset, while providing students with hands on and real world experiences. Students gain valuable management skills that they can apply to a variety of areas within the agricultural industry.

The Department of Agricultural Economics is the academic home of three majors:


Ag Economics News

Welcome to Sierra Howry and Amber Remble, both of whom are new faculty in the Agricultural Economics Department. Read more about them heredocument.

Congratulations to students, Morgan Kramschuster and Brittany Statz, who attended the National Farmers Union 2013 College Conference on Cooperatives in February! Read more herelink