Profile of The Programme

Agricultural economics is an applied social science. Its purpose is effective usage of scarce factors such as land, labor, capital and entrepreneurship and utilize the products in the best way. In this context it looks into application of economics principles and methods of the organizations to the agriculture, food and agricultural food input sectors. Agricultural Economics studies cause and effect relationships like economics science. Using scientific methods and economic theory, it tries to solve agriculture, food, agricultural food sectors’ and agricultural holdings’ problems. Agricultural Economics Department education program targets basic principles of agriculture and resource economics and business administration. There are many successful agricultural economists and managers in agricultural holdings and industries (fertilizer plants, food industry, etc.). Besides, agricultural economists equipped with agricultural extension and rural sociology are effective in agricultural extension connecting the farmers with industrial organizations.