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The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE) is one of the preeminent agricultural economics departments in the world. Ranked as the fourth best department globally by the Center for World University Rankings, AFRE prepares the next generation of economists and managers to meet the needs of the food, agricultural, and natural resource systems in Michigan and around the world.

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Department Leadership

Robert Myers

Robert Myers

Associate Chairperson, Graduate Program Director, and University Distinguished Professor
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
myersr@msu.edu
517-432-3649

James H. Hilker

James H. Hilker

Professor and Associate Chairperson for Undergraduate Programs
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
hilker@msu.edu
517 355 7455

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