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As an agribusiness major, you'll learn business and economic principles. Combined with agricultural science classes, these skills will help you meet the unique challenges facing agribusinesses. You'll be ready to work for companies involved in agriculture from farm to fork. 

Check out the classes you'll take as an agribusiness, general option major. Want to specialize in a particular area? You can focus on banking and finance, commodity marketing and merchandising, food product marketing and management, livestock industries, or pre-law.

Why agribusiness?

A study by the United States Department of Agriculture and Purdue University found that in the next four years there will be 57,900 job openings per year for people with a bachelor's degree or higher and expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, or the environment. Half of those jobs will be in management and business. The study projects there won't be enough graduates to fill that demand. That's where you come in!

Why Nebraska?

In the Department of Agricultural Economics at Nebraska, you get the best of both worlds. You'll attend a world-class, Big Ten university and have access to the all the academic resources and activities that come with it. At our East Campus location, you get a small-school atmosphere with one-on-one personal advising and a community that cares about you.

Learn more about the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Nebraska.

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Rosalee Swartz
308D  Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: 402-472-5234

Jon Recker
308C  Filley Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: 402-472-2086
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