We’re renowned for training high-caliber graduates to pursue careers in industry, government, private sector and law. We offer small class sizes and provide students with superior problem-solving and critical thinking skills applied to environmental, public policy, marketing and sales, entrepreneurship, finance and real estate and agribusiness issues.
Our diverse and award-winning faculty are in demand as speakers, consultants and analysts for private industry and governments. We take pride in creating a supportive environment that promotes networking, professional growth and the pursuit of excellence. Our friendly counselors and staff are committed to the growth of the student preparing to function effectively in the dynamic economy of the 21st Century.
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We are very pleased that you have an interest in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University. Our department has achieved national and international prominence as one of the largest and well-recognized agricultural and applied economics departments in the world. Many of our graduates hold positions of distinctions in various organizations around the world including industry, academia, and government.
We have a broad and excellent faculty base with major contributions in the areas of economics of agriculture, food, agribusiness, environment, and natural resources. Our goal is to provide outstanding teaching, research and extension programs that have transformational impact on our students, clientele, and society in general. Please check out our exciting undergraduate and graduate academic programs as well as our vast research and extension portfolio and please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of service to you. Thanks & Gig ’em!
Rudy Nayga, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head
The Department of Agricultural Economics 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.
The Department of Agricultural Economics strives to be a premier source of education, research, and leadership development.
Student experience ratings at College of Agriculture and Life Sciences soar
The Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is rated No. 2 among Best Colleges for Agricultural Sciences in America with the latest Niche 2022 college rankings.
National, international expert in food economics, policy and health outcomes to lead department
On August 1, Dr. Rudy Nayga was selected as the new head of the Department of Agricultural Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, Bryan-College Station.