Montana State University

Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172920
Bozeman, MT 59717-2920

Tel: (406) 994-3701
Fax: (406) 994-4838
Location: 306 Linfield Hall

Department Head:
Dr. Wendy Stock

Agricultural Business - Introduction


Helpful web sites for Ag. Business Majors

The department offers a Bachelors of Science degree in Agricultural Business through the College of Agriculture.

Agricultural businesses are those involved in producing, transporting, processing and distributing food and fiber products. Almost 20 percent of the U.S. economy’s output involves the food and fiber sector—90 percent of which occurs beyond the farm gate. Agribusiness is a dynamic industry with a high degree of global and technological sophistication.

The agribusiness sector includes companies that are on the cutting edge in the use of

  • Biotechnology
  • Strategy
  • Information systems
  • Risk management
  • Logistics
  • International trade.

AgEcon 315 - Agriculture in an Emerging Economy
MSU-Bozeman to Ukraine