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Finance in Agribusiness

Finance in Agribusiness

Students study finance as used in agribusiness, farming, financial institutions, and, more broadly, in the financial services industry.
  • In addition to positions as loan officers in banks and other lending institutions, recent graduates are working in trust and other banking operations, investment and securities firms, rural appraisal, firm financial management, financial planning, insurance, real estate, and related fields.
  • Students find jobs with commercial banks, the Farm Credit System, insurance companies, the Federal Reserve System, Farm Service Agency, or supply firms which finance purchases for producers, such as Growmark, John Deere, and others.
  • Specific courses required include Financial Decision-Making for Individual and Small Business (345), Financial Services and Investment Planning (444) and Modeling Applications for Financial Planning (446).

Career Opportunity: Credit Assistant, Farm Credit

Carlee Silver
Carlee Silver A credit assistant works with financial statements of customers to create an accurate financial analysis provided for analysts in the Credit Services Division. Credit Assistants perform verification of assets, liabilities, and income to supplement the loan analysis. A credit assistant at Farm Credit also serves as a training and information resource for association employees. Read more
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Students become data-savvy through extensive use of Microsoft Excel and other software in many ACE classes.