Agricultural and Food Business Economics

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

School of Economic Sciences

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Agricultural and Food Systems Program

Study the business and science of feeding the world and learn how choices by individuals and organizations affect the world’s resources.


  • Pullman

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Doctorate


  • Greenhouses, farms, research centers, and other facilities available on campus and throughout the state 
  • Participate in undergraduate research guided by renowned faculty 
  • Blend of classroom instruction and hands-on field experience 
  • Rich selection of agriculture, science, business, and economics courses 


With an Agricultural and Food Business Economics degree, you can work in: 

  • Product analysis 
  • Food brokering 
  • Commercial farms and ranches 
  • Government and nonprofit agencies 
  • Agricultural marketing 

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Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics

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