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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. 


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Cost Analysis Backing BLM Move Comes Under Scrutiny

Published on January 15, 2020
by The Hill

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Published on January 8, 2020
by Medium

2020 Economic Growth Expected for Michigan

Published on December 20, 2019
by MSU Today

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