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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For more information about this website or any news and media related items, please contact Amanda Erichsen at or 785.532.6994.


Department News

Dan O'Brien to share farm bill decision tools at Cover Your Acres 2015

Research finds mandatory meat labels economically not worth the fight

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Department Events

Jan. 26 | Andy Montgomery, class of 2015, will defend his MAB thesis, “Feasibility Study on a Brand Extension within AgriGold,” at 1:30 p.m. in Waters Hall 342.

Jan. 26-29 | The 2014 Farm Bill: Making the decision. Events held in Goodland, Scott City, Liberal, and Dodge City. A series of meetings across the state by Dr. Art Barnaby to discuss the new farm bill.

Jan. 28 | Agri-Industry Career Fair, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., K-State Student Union, 2nd floor

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