The Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness
at Louisiana State University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of agribusiness and agricultural economics.  Undergraduate students can pursue a B.S. degree in Agribusiness with concentrations in Agribusiness Finance, Food Industry Management, International Business, and Rural Development.  Graduate students can pursue an M.S. and Ph.D. degree in the areas of agribusiness management, natural resource and environmental policy, production economics, marketing and international trade.

The mission of the Department is to generate, apply, and disseminate knowledge on a wide range of issues important to agribusiness, agricultural production, food marketing, farm policy, natural resource use, and rural development, in Louisiana, the nation, and the global community, employing throughout the highest scholarly standards in the teaching, research, and outreach/extension programs that are integral to the purpose of the Land Grant University System.

Areas of Study

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Finance
  • Food Marketing
  • International Trade
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Production Economics

Academic Counseling

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Matt Fannin
mfannin@agcenter.lsu.edu

Matt Fannin

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Lynn Kennedy
lkennedy@agcenter.lsu.edu

Lynn Kennedy

Upcoming Events

July 26-28
2020 AAEA Conference in Kansas City, MO


Woodin Hall

LSU Ag Econ 
Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness
101 Martin D. Woodin Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803