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 50 faculty, 60 graduate students and 400 undergraduate students.
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources names 2023's Outstanding Student Leader
Published on May 5, 2023
CANR provides rankings on department, unit initiatives around DEI
Published on May 3, 2023
Fighting a Cow Virus Profitably
Published on April 27, 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
Advancing Economics, Transforming Lives
Published on April 12, 2023
Learn a little about our department and our goal to advance economics and transform lives.
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.