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.


Justine FloydJustine Floyd, senior in agribusiness and departmental communications assistant, received the Commerce Bank Presidential Student Award for Distinguished Services in Enhancing Multiculturalism at Kansas State University. Check out our Facebook account for more pictures from the event. The Department is very proud of Justine Floyd!!!

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

K-State Survey Indicates Lower Farmland Prices, More Non-Performing Loans in the Short-Term Outlook

Click here to read more on our news page.

Department Events

Jan. 29 | The 2014 Farm Bill: Making the decision - Dodge City. A series of meetings across the state by Dr. Art Barnaby to discuss the new farm bill.

Feb. 1 |K-State Scholarship Application Deadline for Continuing and Transfer Students

Feb. 2 | Kathleen Liang in Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont will be giving a Department Seminar on Monday, February 2, 2015 in Waters Hall, Room 342 at 3:30. Her seminar title is “Understanding and Designing Long-Term Resilience in the U.S. Food System: The Role of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Supporting Regional Food Networks.”

Click here to read more on our events page.