Career in Agriculture Economics

Introduction::

A study of economic principles, with emphasis on their application to the solution of farm, agribusiness, and agricultural industry problems in relationship to other sectors of the United States economy and foreign countries As an agricultural economics major you are required to develop an acceptable Plan of Study in your chosen area of emphasis for your junior and senior years. Submit the plan for approval to the department’s Undergraduate Program Committee and the Director of Undergraduate Studies during the second semester of your sophomore year. Agricultural economics programs teach people how to predict trends in markets for farm products. Students learn how farms and ranches use resources and invest in agriculture. They learn to observe and explain changes in markets .

Nature of Work:

As an agricultural economist; you would monitor crops, prices, animal health, equipment, imports and exports, weather cycles, buying patterns, and new methods of production. You would consider ups and downs in the general economy and consumer preferences. When you have special expertise, such as in crops or equipment, you might work as an agricultural consultant. Agricultural economists usually have at least a master’s degree.

Eligibilty:

Applicants must possess a Bachelors degree or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Board of Study in Agricultural Economics. Duration Minimum duration is 2 years on full time basis. Courses Same as those listed under the program in M.Sc. (Agricultural Econmics) degree.

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