Agricultural Economics
Welcome to the Department of Agricultural Economics

The Department of Agricultural Economics proudly fulfills the Kansas State University land-grant mission by serving agriculture and related fields through teaching, research and extension outreach. As we celebrate 100 years of service in 2012, we are proud of the tradition of excellence that we have established among our students, graduates, faculty, staff, extension personnel, and the agricultural community at large.

Ag Econ News


The College of Agriculture at Kansas State University has announced Allen Featherstone as the new head of the Department of Agricultural Economics. He began his official appointment June 30.

“Dr. Featherstone brings prudent leadership, and a wealth of ideas, energy and experience to the position,” said John Floros, dean of K-State’s College of Agriculture. “The administrative team and I are happy that Dr. Featherstone accepted our offer, and we welcome him into our College’s Leadership Team. I am looking forward to working with him as he settles into his new role, and as he provides visionary leadership for our Department of Agricultural Economics.”

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August 21 - 22 | Risk and Profit Conference. Ag Policy: Here, There, Everywhere. Click here for more information.

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Click here to view the Department's Spring 2014 E-Newsletter.

Click here to view the 2014 Winter Master of Agribusiness Syllabus newsletter.

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Check out our latest recruitment brochure!


Click here to view the Fall 2013 edition of the AgReport from the College of Agriculture and the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.

The Department of Agricultural Economics is featured in articles on pages 4-5, Bridging the Gap; page 9, Above and Beyond for Students and Agricultural Businesses, an article reviewing the past, present and future of the department; and numerous other pages via student and faculty achievements.

Click here to view the 2013 Student Alumni Banquet video.

EMAIL UPDATE: Please use our "" email accounts to contact any of our faculty and staff. During our transition, any email sent to our email accounts will be forwarded to our K-State email accounts.  We want to make sure you can contact us. So, please use the K-State address or call us. Thank you for understanding!

For more information about this website or other information about the department, please contact Amanda Erichsen at or 785.532.6994.