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Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Resource Economics

The Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Resource Economics program prepares students to develop microeconomic theory, quantitative methods, and at least one tested field. Choose from Agricultural Economics or Environmental and Resource Economics.

Visit the CSU Graduate School website to learn more about the program.

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.

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Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

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

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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 Manager
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Department Advisor

Kathy Bruce

For more information, contact Kathy Bruce, Academic Contact for the Agricultural and Resource Economics Graduate program.