Department of Agricultural Economics
Kansas State University
342 Waters Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-4011


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.
2014 newsletter

2014 Summer Newsletter | PDF | Online Viewer

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Undergraduate Programs

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Graduate Programs

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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 or 785.532.6994.


Department News

Jorge Gattini, Paraguay’s Minister of Agriculture, to receive alumni honor at Department of Agricultural Economics banquet and to give guest lecture

Hendricks reviews how the value of agricultural production declines as water availability decreases

Briggeman explains how recession causes crash, and the slow recovery in Kansas’ Forest Industry

Click here to read more on our news page.

Department Events

October 2 |Jason Bergtold will give a public lecture about crop production, conservation on the farm at 11:30 a.m. in 231 Ackert Hall.

October 2 | The Agricultural Act of 2014: An Update - A Webinar by Art Barnaby and Mykel Taylor at 10:00 CDT, 1 hour presentation followed by questions. Register by Oct. 1 at 4:00 p.m.

October 7 |Ag Lenders Conference, Garden City

October 8 |Ag Lenders Conference, Manhattan

Click here to read more on our events page.