Department of Agricultural Economics
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.

Check out our videos from the Wichita Farm Bill meeting!

Art Barnaby Wichita Farm Bill meetingArt Barnaby:
Farm Bill Program Details and Calculations

Comparison of PLC and ARC-CO

Breakeven Prices

Yields, Prices and Decision

Jody Campiche: Cotton Program

Mykel Taylor: The Program Decision

FSA: Program Mechanics

Undergraduate Programs

Future Students | Current Students | Advising and enrollment

Graduate Programs

Future Students | Current Students


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 and Schroeder Examine Economic Implications of E. coli Vaccine Use

FARM BILL UPDATE: Base Reallocation and Payment Yield update deadline extended to March 31st

Hikaru Peterson co-leads the new K-State Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement

Click here to read more on our news page.

Department Events

March 3 - 4 | University Student Government Elections

March 4 | Team NAMA MoKan Chapter Presentation in Kansas City

March 9 | NAMA club meeting at 7:00 in Waters 336 How to make a Social Media Campaign workshop

March 11 | The Agricultural Act of 2014: A Final Update - Webinar by Art Barnaby and Mykel Taylor. Registration fee is $25. If you cannot attend the live webinar, a recording will be available for the same price.

March 15-20 | Master of Agribusiness program week on campus, Manhattan

March 16-20 | Spring Break

Click here to read more on our events page.