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Welcome! 

We're so happy that you have enrolled in the MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management Program. This site will serve as a guide to your experience in the Purdue section of the program. Here, you can find information about Purdue resources, specific information about your class (like residency information), information about your financial aid and payments, as well as contact information for Purdue faculty and staff members. 

Requirements to Complete the Program

To earn the master of science degree from Purdue, you are required to complete all 21 credits of the Purdue program with a 3.0 average.

The Purdue courses are as follows:

AGEC 684 – Applied Quantitative Methods for Decision Making (3 credits)
AGEC 681 – Economics for Food and Agribusiness Managers (3 credits)
AGEC 687 – Problem Solving and Project Management for Decision Makers (3 credits)
AGEC 685 – Advanced Quantitative Methods: Decision Making under Uncertainty (3 credits)
AGEC 682 – The Macroeconomic, Trade, and Policy Environment of the Food System (3 credits)
AGEC 688 – Business Analysis Capstone Course (3 credits)
AGEC 686 – Strategic Food and Agribusiness Management (3 credits)

You will also need to have completed at least 15 credits from Indiana University by the end of November of your second year. These 15 credits will be transferred to Purdue and no grade can be below a B-. If you have questions about this requirement, please talk with Taryn.

Kelley School of Business courses transferred to Purdue with a grade of B- or above are:

C521 - Managing Accounting Information for Decision Making (3 credits)
C570 - Strategic Marketing Management (3 credits)
C580 - Operations Management (3 credits)
C540 - Financial Management (3 credits)
C560 - Strategic Management and Business Planning (3 credits)

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Purdue Ag News

Aug 16, 2018

Pinney Purdue Field Day will offer education on topics from weed management to soil sampling

Purdue Extension will host a field day at the Pinney Purdue Agricultural Center (PPAC) on Aug. 22. Field days are educational opportunities offered throughout the summer by Purdue Agricultural Centers and Purdue Extension. These events provide information about crop production, farm management and land use.

Aug 16, 2018

Purdue’s latest land value survey shows farmland values are up in Indiana

The June 2018 Purdue Land Value Survey published in the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report (PAER), by the Department of Agricultural Economics, was released earlier this month. The report lays out changes in farmland values and cash rents. This survey examines trends in farmland values, cash rents and also details market factors impacting these prices. Craig Dobbins, professor of agricultural economics and the survey’s author, said both farmland values and cash rents experienced a small increase statewide this year.

Aug 15, 2018

New tool helps ag producers mitigate risk in an uncertain market

A new web-based tool that provides agricultural producers with access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market regions in the eastern corn belt was just announced by Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture. The Crop Basis Tool, available on the center’s home page as well as the Managing Farm Risk website, is a collaboration between the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center and the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture.

Aug 15, 2018

Sink your teeth into the Purdue Ag Alumni Common Read

The Purdue Ag Alumni Common Read will make its debut this fall in honor of Purdue University’s sesquicentennial celebration.