In AFRE, we practice management and economics that improve lives. We address societal policy questions and solve practical problems for producers, consumers, and the environment. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare the next generation of economists and managers to meet the needs of the food, agricultural, and natural resource system in Michigan and around the world. One of the leading departments in the United States, AFRE counts over 75 faculty, 60 graduate students and 450 undergraduate students.
FSG Co-Director, Eric Crawford, retires after productive lifetime of service
Published on March 7, 2023
AFRE Alumni Tapped for Michigan Agri-Business Association Leadership Group
Published on March 1, 2023
Dale Darling honored with 2023 CANR Dean's Pinnacle of Excellence Award
Published on February 20, 2023
AFRE In the News
Some Michigan small cities more affordable than others
Published on January 13, 2022 by Spartan Newsroom
The Ag Labor Crisis is Likely to Only get Tougher
Published on January 10, 2022 by Brownfield Ag News
Halal food industry challenged with fraudulent products and certification disputes
Published on January 7, 2022 by Salaam Gateway
AFRE Community Norms
Published on January 30, 2022
Associate Professor David Ortega in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics discusses the department's community norms.
Professor Thomas Reardon Named MSU University Distinguished Professor
Published on December 6, 2021
PBS Interviews Michigan State University Foundation Professor Thomas Reardon about his research on supply chains and sustainable development in Africa, Asia and Latin America.