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  Agricultural economics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Agricultural economics applies the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock.
Agricultural economics tends to be more micro-oriented than economics in general.
Many undergraduate Agricultural Economics degrees given by US land-grant universities tend to be more like a traditional business degree rather than a traditional economics degree.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agricultural_economics   (151 words)

  
 EDIRC: Agricultural Economics
Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno, Provoznê ekonomická fakulta (Faculty of Economics)
Debreceni Egyetem (University of Debrecen), Debrecen, Agrárgazdasági és Vidékfejlesztési Kar (Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Dewvelopment)
Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte (Latvian University of Agriculture), Jelgava, Ekonomikas Fakultāte (Faculty of Economics)
edirc.repec.org /agecon.html   (4051 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics Fact Sheet
Students are prepared for a wide variety of exciting careers in the marketing of commodities sold and inputs purchased by agricultural producers; agricultural finance; and management of agribusinesses, farms and ranches.
Regardless of the students' selection of elective courses, the agricultural economics program contains a common core of classes introducing students to economic concepts, issues in farm management, agricultural finance, crop and livestock marketing, quantitative tools, and laws and policies important to agriculture.
Agricultural economics graduates have become loan officers; managers of farm supply, county elevator and equipment firms; sales representatives with chemical, seed, feed and fertilizer companies; economists with state and federal agencies; and commodity merchandisers.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/ag/agecon.shtml   (592 words)

  
 K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2004-2006: Agricultural Economics
The pre-law specialty in agricultural economics, with coverage from the natural sciences to applied technology (in food and agriculture) to social sciences to the humanities, provides a wide breadth of educational exposure.
As an agricultural economics student in the pre-law specialty, you will be encouraged and expected to work closely with both your agricultural economics advisor and the university pre-law advisor.
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.
courses.k-state.edu /catalog/undergraduate/ag/agec.html   (2433 words)

  
 Careers in Agricultural Economics
Graduates in agricultural and applied economics or agribusiness work in a variety of institutions applying their knowledge of economics and business skills related to food production, rural development and natural resources.
This is just a small sampling of the hundreds of possible careers you can choose with a degree in agricultural economics.
For help in deciding whether a career in agricultural and applied economics or agribusiness is for you, talk to agricultural professionals in your community.
www.aaea.org /career/careercentral/brochure.cfm   (382 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics
Agricultural economics students learn economic theory and how to analyze productivity, investment, and trends in national and international agricultural markets.
Since agriculture is a global business, chances are good that you will be working with people from many different countries.
In a course on environmental or natural-resources economics, you’ll learn how to apply the laws of supply and demand to our seemingly priceless natural resources, like water and soil.
www.collegeboard.com /csearch/majors_careers/profiles/majors/01.0103.html   (402 words)

  
 College of Agriculture - Department of Agricultural Economics
The Agricultural Economics Department is housed in the College of Agriculture building, a state-of-the-art facility built in 1991.
The department offers an undergraduate major in Agricultural Economics as part of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture that provides a well-rounded training in applied economics and policy analysis.
Research in the Department of Agricultural Economics is at the cutting edge of numerous key issues related to the food, natural resource and agricultural sectors.
www.ag.usask.ca /departments/agec   (660 words)

  
 The Agricultural Economics Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Agricultural Economics Society is one of the world’s leading associations of professional and academic agricultural economists.
Members receive the Journal of Agricultural Economics, a leading academic journal in the field, and/or the policy-orientated magazine of agri-food and rural resource issues EuroChoices, both of which are available in hard copy.
We aim to promote the study and teaching of agricultural economics and relevant disciplines, and their application to issues in the agricultural, food and related industries, rural communities and the environment.
www.aes.ac.uk   (214 words)

  
 International Association of Agricultural Economists
Logging into the Members Only area of the IAAE website provides direct access to Agricultural Economics electronically as a benefit of membership.
Agricultural Economics publishes articles covering the range of work done on agricultural economics, divided into 3 categories.
Disciplinary work: improvement of theories, techniques and descriptive knowledge of economics and its contributing disciplines such as statistics, mathematics and philosophy.
www.iaae-agecon.org /ageconjournal.asp   (398 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Department - University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Department - University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
We conduct research, policy analysis, training, and education in applied economics and rural sociology.
These efforts are generally directed toward individual and community problems and related to agriculture and natural resource issues important to the citizens of Idaho.
www.ag.uidaho.edu /aers   (54 words)

  
 Resource Economics Graduate Schools, Graduate Program Resource Economics, Masters Resource Economics, Ph.D.
Agricultural economics applies economic principles to the problems and issues in agriculture and related industries.
Those studying agricultural economics are likely to deal with issues of supply and demand, allocation and utilization of natural resources, population, and capital, as well as policy issues related to these topics, and the ramifications internationally for trade and other issues.
Agricultural economics combines skills and knowledge from a variety of other related fields including: agricultural education, agricultural engineering, agricultural sciences, agronomy, botany, economics, economic development, ecology, environmental management, horticulture, natural resource management, plant pathology, and plant physiology.
www.gradschools.com /listings/menus/ag_econ_menu.html   (192 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics
Economics - The scientific study of choices in regard to the alternative uses of scarce resources to satisfy wants.
The demand for food and agricultural products domestically and world-wide is growing, and as such the need for economic understanding of the demand for food and the supply of food is crucial.
At NSAC, the Agricultural Economics program is designed to help you develop professional decision making skills which can be applied to various levels of economic management in the agriculture and food industry, government and teaching.
nsac.ca /prospectivestudents/programs/economics/default.asp   (162 words)

  
 Graduate Programs in Economics and Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech
The economics Ph.D. program is administered jointly by the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and the Department of Economics, and students enroll through either department.
A written qualifying examination covering economic theory, econometrics, and economic applications is taken by Ph.D. students after the first year of study.
Faculty members in the Economics and Agricultural and Applied Economics departments have nationally recognized programs in research, teaching, and extension/public service.
graduate.agecon.vt.edu /recruitbull.htm   (2315 words)

  
 The Agricultural Economics Challenge
The Agricultural Economics Challenge was designed and produced by Iconceptual (www.iconceptual.com).
In California, economics is taught as a semester–long course in the twelfth grade.
She has worked on several special projects to include managing the design and implementation of the museum’s Valley of the World Agriculture Exhibition which opened in August 2003, curating the annual Day of the Dead Exhibition, and managing the design and implementation of the Agriculture Economics Challenge Game.
www.firstmonday.org /issues/issue10_6/bocanegra/index.html   (2034 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics
Analyze the economics of environmental factors affecting the U.S. fruit and vegetable industry as an input into both firm level decision-making and public policy analysis.
Estimate the economic impacts on local, state, regional, and national levels of expected post-CRP contract land use patterns associated with alternative assumptions about the general economic environment and alternative CRP policy scenarios.
Determine the structure of Oklahoma agriculture and to inform those needing the information of past and expected future changes in the structure of Oklahoma agriculture.
www.osu-ours.okstate.edu /report96/ag/agri.html   (1940 words)

  
 Subject Guide: Agricultural Economics
Economics Institute guide to graduate study in economics and agricultural economics in the
Excellent, comprehensive agriculture database, citations fully abstracted (includes online version of “World Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Abstracts”, “Rural Development Abstracts”, “Rural Extension, Education and Training Abstracts”).
Use both Science Citation Index (for agricultural economics) and Social Science Citation Index (for economics).
web.uflib.ufl.edu /msl/subjects/vk/ageconomics.html   (221 words)

  
 Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics
The mission of the Department of Agricultural Economics is to acquire and transmit new economic knowledge to the citizens of Indiana, the nation, and the world to support more informed decisions.
The economic importance of the Indiana dairy industry goes beyond farm cash receipts.
It is the policy of the Purdue University College of Agriculture that all persons shall have equal opportunity and access to its programs and facilities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.
www.agecon.purdue.edu   (296 words)

  
 Purdue: AgEcon: Programs & Publications: Programs
A listing of agricultural economics and inter-departmental publications available in hard copy or on the Web from the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.
The publication also provides a discussion of tax topics which may be of special interest in a given year and reviews a number of tax areas with emphasis on managerial options for farmers.
A listing of agricultural economics and inter-departmental publications produced in 2004.
www.agecon.purdue.edu /extension/pubs   (352 words)

  
 FVSU Agricultural Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
THE AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS PROGRAM at Fort Valley State University is designed to prepare persons for professional positions in sales, service, merchandising, management, analytical and statistical work with private and public agricultural and agriculturally related business and agencies.
Employment of agricultural economists in state and local government agencies is expected to increase as a result of growing responsibilities of local governments in areas such as rural development, the environment and natural resources.
These courses include agricultural marketing, farm management, agricultural finance and records, land economics, production economics, agricultural policy, natural resources economics and others.
www.ag.fvsu.edu /AGEC/academic_overview.htm   (294 words)

  
 Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas AandM University
Welcome to the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas AandM University, located in College Station, Texas.
The Department of Agricultural Economics encourages a broad scope of study of issues related to agricultural, food, managerial, and resource economics.
agecon.tamu.edu   (148 words)

  
 ARE Home Page
Agriculture in today's world is a business, whether it be processing and marketing agricultural products, farming, or supplying agricultural inputs.
Consumers face a variety of choices that are impacted by policies and regulations, by micro and macro conditions affecting them, and by their individual circumstances and welfare.
ARE offers undergraduate major and minor programs in agricultural business management and a concentration in biological sciences business management within the agricultural business management program.
www.ag-econ.ncsu.edu   (183 words)

  
 CATnet: K-State Digital Library - Subject Guide - Agricultural Economics
Many Department of Agriculture publications are located in the “A”section of Government Publications.
Agricultural resources are found in the S call number range.
Agricultural Documents primarily produced by the Agricultural Research stations across the U.S. are shelved on the 1st floor.
catnet.ksu.edu /subguides/agecon/index.html   (308 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics Economics Social Sciences Science
Charts compares forecasted exports to imports from the years and other financial indicators from 1980 to about 2013.
- Agricultural Statistics in the new Millennium: The challenge of agri- environmental indicators as a tool for the planning of sustainable development for agriculture.
- University of Queensland research projects and publications of the China Agricultural Economics Group.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Science/Social_Sciences/Economics/Agricultural_Economics   (373 words)

  
 UW-RF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Agricultural Business Major is designed to combine educational elements of technical agriculture, business, and economics.
It is a strong major for students who plan on working in farming or agribusiness where business and management skills are important.
This major does not prepare you for a specific job; it prepares you to effectively learn the specifics of a broad array of business related jobs found throughout the agricultural sector.
www.uwrf.edu /ag-economics   (124 words)

  
 Welcome to AAEA On-line!
Core Historical Literature of Agriculture collection at Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library offers free electronic access to back issues of AJAE for years 1919 through 1995.
To access the 1919-1967 issues of the Journal (at that time called the Journal of Farm Economics) can be accessed here.
She is the winner of the Annual Meeting survey drawing for a free meeting registration for the 2007 AAEA, WAEA and CAES Joint Annual Meeting "Applied Economics for Global Issues" in Portland, Oregon.
www.aaea.org   (271 words)

  
 DAFRE - Department of Agriculture, Food & Resource Economics
Backgrounds, Employment and Opinions of Alumni of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics Cook College, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey May 1990—January 2005
The Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics (DAFRE) was created in 1914.
Support society's agricultural, agribusiness, food, environmental and natural resource needs for economic analysis through an integrated program of teaching, research and outreach activities designed to improve the quality of public and private decisions.
www.dafre.rutgers.edu   (142 words)

  
 Agricultural Economics - University of London - Imperial College London, Wye campus - External Programme - Key points
Agricultural Economics - University of London - Imperial College London, Wye campus - External Programme - Key points
MSc, PG Diploma and PG Certificate in Agricultural Economics
excellent career opportunities in government ministries undertaking work in agricultural policy analysis, in the public and private sector companies involved in agricultural industries and in NGOs concerned with the economic analysis of agricultural sector issues
www.londonexternal.ac.uk /prospective_students/postgraduate/wye/agric_econ/index.shtml   (199 words)

  
 Agricultural and Applied Economics
I conduct research on the economics of agriculture, price dynamics, technological change, applied econometrics, the economics of trade, and welfare and policy analysis.
Social Capital and the Reproduction of Economic Inequality in Polarized Societies, by Tewodaj Mogues and Michael Carter.
Status of Wisconsin Agriculture 2006 - edited by Ed Jesse.
www.aae.wisc.edu   (263 words)

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