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, 80 graduate students and 750 undergraduate students.
AFRE In the News
Published on September 14, 2021 by Los Angeles Times
Published on August 1, 2021 by Bloomberg News
Published on June 21, 2021 by WLNS
AFRE Voices Blog
Published on March 16, 2021
Originally published by the Michigan Farm Bureau in Michigan Farm News
Published on March 15, 2021
Through her doctoral research, AFRE graduate student Valerie Kilders explores how consumers perceive and value different gene-edited food products in different settings.
Published on October 26, 2020
A quick look at how a new generation of AFRE extension researchers is continuing the department's legacy of working with Michigan's tart cherry industry.