About the Agricultural Business Program

The study of agricultural business involves the application of business and economic principles for farming, ranching, and related sectors of the general economy.  Training in agricultural business includes courses in agricultural farm management, marketing farm products, farm credit and finance, agricultural prices and outlook, agricultural policy, management science, agricultural law, technical agriculture and the business aspects of industries serving agriculture.

Surveys indicate that employers seek out graduates with expertise in communication, critical thinking, business management and quantitative analysis. Our program specifically develops each of these skills.          

Degrees Offered

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics offers the following degrees:



Work in diverse fields such as:  

  • Farm Loan Officer
  • Farm Manager
  • Insurance Producer
  • Range Manager
  • Crop Insurance Agent

Our graduates have parlayed their Agricultural Business degrees into a wide range of career fields. Placements within the past few years include:

  • Crop Marketing Futures Broker, Farmers Business Network (FBN) 
  • Credit Analyst, Opportunity Bank 
  • Market Research Analyst, Northwest Farm Credit Services
  • Go-To Market Strategist, Barchart
  • Risk Analyst, Farm Credit West


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Source:  Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics