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The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology has 23 full-time faculty members, 6 off-campus extension economists, 5 adjunct faculty, and 7 full-time staff. For more information:
The mission of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology is to prepare citizens of the State, Nation, and International Community to better understand and work towards solving rural economic and social problems, and to capitalize on socioeconomic opportunities. The mission is carried out through resident instruction, research and extension/outreach. The department is unique in the University, and indeed the State, in applying the tools of social science to issues affecting: (1) natural resources and environment, (2) agribusiness firms, and (3) rural community and economic development.
Last Updated: December 05, 2011