Department of Agricultural Economics

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The Agricultural Economics Department continues to contribute to teaching, research and Extension programs that have an impact not only in the state but beyond. Recent impacts include the wind energy impact study and the Oklahoma Beef Management Practices survey. [read more]

Department News

2017 Department of Agricultural Economics and Aggie-X Club Scholarships and Awards Banquet and Aggie-X Gathering Set for April 8
Make your reservations now for the 2017 scholarships and awards banquet, Saturday, April 8, at 5:00 pm at the Wes Watkins Center at OSU. For more information contact Anna or 405-744-6084.

Also, make plans to attend the Aggie-X Gathering/Reunion on Friday, April 7, from 5:00 until 10:00 pm at the Wes Watkins Center for a casual evening of storytelling, fun, and food. The cost of the meal is $10.00 Register at Checks may be mailed to Aggie-X Reunion, Department of Agricultural Economics, 308 Agricultural Hall, Stillwater, OK 74078. For more information, contact Tiers Wells at or at 405-744-6161.

SAEA Awards: Derrell Peel Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award
Charles Breedlove Professor Derrell Peel was awarded the Southern Agriculture Economics Association (SAEA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting in Mobile, Alabama, in February. [read more]

SAEA Awards: Max Melstrom Receives Emerging Scholar Award
Assistant Professor Max Melstrom won the SAEA 2017 Emerging Scholar Award at their annual meeting. [read more]

SAEA Awards: Ag Econ Extension Programs win Group and Individual Program Awards
Associate Professor Dave Shideler won the Extension Individual Program Award at the SAEA annual meeting.

The County Training Program, managed by Professor Notie Lansford and including staff members Ann Embree, Sherri Schieffer, Suzanne Spears and Jendi Mapitigama won the Extension Group Program Award.

Professors Chung and Lusk receive recognition for Outstanding Article and Paper
Chanjin Chung, along with colleagues Young Sook Eom and Byung Woo Yang, were presented with the 2014 Outstanding Article Award by the Agribusiness: An International Journal editorial team.

Jayson Lusk, with Trey Malone, received an Outstanding Paper Award in the 2016 Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.

CAU-OSU Partnership Brings Chinese Students to Department
The Chinese Agricultural University (CAU)-OSU joint program is a new partnership begun in the fall of 2015. Chinese students now have the opportunity to study two years in China and two years in the agricultural economics department at OSU. [read more]

Mark Your Calendar: Oklahoma’s Statewide Women Agriculture and Small Business Conference Set for August 3.
The Oklahoma Statewide Women in Agriculture and Small Business Conference is scheduled for August 3-4, 2017 in Oklahoma City at the Moore-Norman Technology Center. [read more]

Save the Date! 2017 Rural Economic Outlook Conference Scheduled
Save the date: the 2017 Rural Economic Outlook Conference is scheduled for Friday, October 20th, at the OSU Alumni Center.

Keynote speakers at the 2016 conference provided over 140 attendees with information on the future of agriculture in Oklahoma from a global perspective to national, state, and local outlooks. [read more]

Department Continues to be Represented Each Year by OSU Seniors of Significance and Outstanding Seniors
Congratulations to Dillon Johnson, agribusiness and plant and soil sciences major from Afton, Oklahoma; Garrett Reed, agribusiness major from Locust Grove, Oklahoma; and Ricki Schroeder, agricultural leadership and agribusiness major from Nash, Oklahoma for being named as OSU 2016-2017 Outstanding Seniors by the OSU Alumni Association. [read more]

Three Students Selected as OSU Top 20 Freshmen Men and Women
Congratulations to the three students from the agricultural economics department who were named in the top 20 freshmen men and women for 2015-2016: Vanessa Wiebe, DaLacy Dockrey, and Mason Martin. [read more]

Earlier, along with Johnson, Reed, and Schroeder, Lauren Clark, agribusiness major from Eagle, Idaho; Katie Lippoldt, agribusiness major from Kingfisher, Oklahoma; Tyler Schnaithman, agricultural economics major from Garber, Oklahoma; and Carson Vinyard, agribusiness major from Altus, Oklahoma were named OSU Seniors of Significance for 2016-2017. [read more]

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308 Agricultural Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405.744.6161
Fax: 405.744.8210