The Agribusiness Management program focuses on system-wide business and managerial functions performed by organizations throughout the agribusiness sector. The major gives students the flexibility to choose courses related to their individual interests in farm management, commodity procurement and marketing, labor and personnel management, public policy and global food issues.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates a shortage in qualified employees to fill agribusiness management positions including business and financial specialties and marketing/sales representatives.
Agribusiness management prepares students for a variety of career paths.
Faculty members and advisors maintain close relationships with agribusiness companies, which can help with internships, scholarships and employment in agribusiness fields.