Welcome to Agricultural Economics

The Department of Agricultural Economics proudly lives the Kansas State University land-grant mission by serving agriculture and related fields through teaching, research, and extension outreach. During 2012 we celebrated 100 years of service, we are proud of the tradition of excellence that we have established among our students, graduates, faculty, staff, extension personnel, and the agricultural community at large.

 Risk and Profit Conference 2014 Video of featured producer, Michael Springer of Spring Family Foods.

Undergraduate Programs

Future Students | Current Students | Advising and enrollment

Graduate Programs

Future Students | Current Students


The Department has a wide variety of research experience. Learn More about our faculty and student research projects and achievements.

Extension and Outreach

Arthur Capper Cooperative Center
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet
Kansas Farm Management Association
MAST: Management Analysis and Strategic Thinking
Monitoring, Evaluation and Technical Support Services in Ghana
Office of Local Government


Master of Agribusiness Program
Center for Risk Management Education and Research
Employment Opportunities
Agricultural Economics email

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For more information about this website or any news and media related items, please contact Amanda Erichsen at aerichsen@k-state.edu or 785.532.6994.


Department News

K-State Staff and Students Among AAEA Award Winners

Call for applications to the 2015-2016 class of Risk Management Student Fellows

Click here to read more on our news page.

Department Events

August 28 | Union Expo and Activities Carnival at K-State Student Union, 6 p.m.

September 1 | Labor Day, University holiday, offices closed

September 2 | COA Watermelon Feed at Weber Lawn, 6:15 p.m.

Click here to read more on our events page.