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Agribusiness

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Be involved in the business associated with production, processing and distribution of agricultural product. Develop an understanding of management, marketing and finance. Apply business strategies and economic principles to solve problems in production, distribution and consumption of agricultural goods and services. Prepare for a career that allows you to outline plans and successfully lead agribusiness firms to manage risk and realize a positive return.

 

What you’ll Study

Expand your knowledge in topics such as management, market competition, finance, agency regulation, economics, and emerging issues in food, business, and agriculture. You'll develop your skills in communication, decision-making and leadership by taking classes in Food & Agribusiness Management, Market Structures, Ag Finance, Production Economics and Ag Policy. Gain hands-on experience as you trade commodities, develop business plans and assess and manage risk.

Curriculum guides: Agribusiness   |   International   |   Food Industry

 

Careers

Grain MerchandiserSales RepresentativeCommodity Broker
Human Resource AssociatePlant SupervisorGrain Marketing Specialist
Financial AnalystAccount ManagerPricing Specialist
Risk Management AdvisorInsurance Agent 
Loan OfficerOperations Analyst 

Employers include: producers, food and value-added companies, agricultural input manufacturers, grain companies, cooperatives, banks and credit unions, and even other businesses indirectly affiliated with agriculture. 

 

 

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Related Student Organizations

NAMA

Ag Econ/Agribusiness Club

 

Department of Agricultural Economics
342 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6702