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

Future Students | Current Students | Advising and enrollment

STUDENTS, click here to schedule your advising and enrollment appointment!

ArgentinaMAB Trip to South America K-State’s Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program is offering travel to Brazil and Argentina to learn about the food and agriculture industry in South America. The trip includes visits to agricultural and food-related industries and guided sightseeing tours with free time to explore Buenos Aires, the waterfalls at Iguazu, and Sao Paulo. The tour (February 20 – March 7, 2015) is open to anyone with an interest in international agribusiness. For information, go to: or contact
Mary Bowen at 785.532.4435,

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

Tonsor gathers report to project positive outlook for pork producers and consumers

Barnaby encourages producers to consider the Supplemental Coverage Option made possible by the 2014 Farm Bill as the winter wheat insurance deadline approaches

Click here to read more on our news page.

Department Events

Oct. 19 - 24 | Master of Agribusiness program sessions in Olathe.

Oct. 22 | Animal Health Industry Insights Seminar and Lunch with Dr. Sharon Benz, at K-State Olathe, registration required

Oct. 24 | Early registration deadline for the MAST program held Nov. 18 and 19 (save $200!). MAST: Management Analysis and Strategic Thinking, Manhattan

Click here to read more on our events page.