Agricultural Business – Agricultural Economics

Do You Want to Improve the Sustainability and Economics of our Industry?

Students with a concentration in Agricultural Economics focus on the theoretical and analytic tools of applied economics and provides students with the skills necessary to apply these principles in applied settings such as water, recreation, environmental economics, in industry and business, marketing, production, or government.

Visit the CSU Course Catalog to learn about courses and degree requirements.


  • Solve real-world problems

  • Address business problems and formulate alternative solutions

  • Communicate critically and analytically

Where You’ll Find Us

Teaching at ARDEC.

Agricultural Research and Development Center

Work directly with crops and livestock at this research and teaching complex — one of ten around the state.

Learn More about ARDEC

Nutrien building

Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

CSU's new home for Colorado agriculture, student aspirations and agricultural innovation for global impact.

Learn more about the Nutrien Building

Working at JBS Global Food Innovation center.

JBS Global Food Innovation Center in honor of gary and kay smith

Operate food supply equipment and process food in this state-of-the-art laboratory. Food is sold through Ram Country Meats at the on-campus Where Food Comes From Market.

Learn more about the JBS GFIC

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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Animals
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Policy 
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Related Careers

  • Agricultural Lenders

  • Commodity Marketing Analysts

  • Agricultural Input Sales

  • Agricultural/Food Business Owners

  • Farm, Ranch, and Plant Managers

Aubriel Jones.

Department Advisor

Aubriel Jones

For more information, contact Aubriel Jones, Coordinator of Undergraduate Success for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Advising focus is on-campus students, last names A-J.

Jesse Kuklakis.

Department Advisor

Jesse Kuklakis

For more information, contact Jesse Kuklakis, Academic Success Coordinator for the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Advising focus is on-campus students, last names K-Z.