Agribusiness Management

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Agribusiness management combines skills in management, finance, marketing and agriculture production. You can address bottom-line questions about the production, distribution and use of the world’s agricultural resources and apply business concepts and problem-solving techniques to resource allocation and business decisions that affect the global food supply.

Career Opportunities

Acquire a solid foundation of business skills and agricultural knowledge while earning your agribusiness management degree from Mizzou’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

This degree will prepare you for a variety of careers, including:

  • Sales Management
  • Operations Management
  • Commodity Merchandising
  • Production Management
  • Territory Sales
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources
  • Crop Consulting
  • Marketing and Pricing

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Whether making decisions about the daily operation of a small business or addressing the complex marketing issues of a multi-national company or large agribusiness cooperative, the financial services you can provide are in high demand at each stage of the supply chain – from farm inputs to the supermarket.

Marketing

One of the key competitive advantages of our students is the understanding of supply chain management. As an agribusiness management graduate, you could be employed in a wide variety of careers involving the buying, selling, distribution and promotion of agricultural food, fiber and biofuels products.

Management

Our agribusiness management majors take leadership roles in developing new companies and leading existing corporations and cooperatives. These range from small rural businesses to international companies like Monsanto or Land O’Lakes.
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Previous Internship Highlights

Agronomic crops: DuPont Pioneer, Dow Agrosciences, ADM, Monsanto, Van Diest Supply Company

Food animal: Cargill, Smithfield Farmland, Kraft Foods Group, Bayer Animal Health

Agricultural systems management: MFA Oil Company, Pipestone Systems, Union Pacific, Sydenstrickers, Ag Power, Inc.

Finance: Water Street Solutions, FCS Financial, Lansing Trade Group, LLC, CoBank

Government and agencies: Missouri Department of Agriculture, USDA, Missouri FFA Association

Core Areas of Study

  • Agricultural Marketing System
  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Agricultural Prices
  • International Agribusiness
  • Risk Management

Major requirements for Agribusiness Management degree

Courses for Agribusiness Management degree

Download the degree program overview (PDF)

Related Minor

A minor in entrepreneurship can supplement an agribusiness management degree. The curriculum focuses on the three pillars of entrepreneurship: management, creativity and innovation. Coursework includes a workshop series, three credit hours of studying each pillar and a one credit hour experiential seminar.

Check out additional minor opportunities.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Mizzou Collegiate Farm Bureau
  • Agribusiness Club
  • National Agri-Marketing Association