The Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University strives to be a premier source of education, research, and leadership development. The Department engages people in the use of economic analysis for making decisions involving agribusinesses, natural resources, and communities through the pursuit of learning, leadership, diversity, professional development, and excellence. One of our most important goals is to create a professional environment conducive to promoting teamwork among faculty, staff, and students as they strive for excellence in the pursuit of the Department’s goals.
The Department’s 63 faculty members work in the areas of agribusiness management, marketing, finance, policy, economic development, natural resource economics, and production economics. Faculty appointments are divided among teaching (30%), extension (46%), and research (24%). Significant emphasis is given to the international dimensions of these programs.
The Faculty conducts research in many areas, including natural resource and environmental economics, aquaculture, domestic and international marketing, generic commodity promotion, consumer behavior, and livestock and dairy production economics, to name only a few.
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