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.

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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Department News

Nina Lilja helps bring in $50 million competitive grant to support fourth federal research lab, focused on sustainable intensification

Mary Bowen and Master of Agribusiness Program earn awards from University Professional and Continuing Education Association

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Department Events

Dec. 20 | Final electronic copy of thesis due to Graduate School to be Spring '15 graduate without enrolling for spring hours

Dec. 23 | Grades due by noon

Dec. 24 | University offices closed for afternoon

Dec. 24 | Grades available online for students

Dec. 25-Jan.2 | Department office closed for holiday break

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