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Price Analysis and Agricultural Marketing

Students in price analysis and agricultural marketing address the performance of agricultural markets. The department is closely linked with one of the world's most important markets for agricultural commodities. It is a leader in analyzing those markets, including options and futures markets located in Chicago, to find ways of improving the worldwide flow of food and fiber. Other areas of research include market information, grain quality in domestic and international markets, location and transportation analysis, and managing price and income risk.

Recommended Courses for Ph.D. Area of Specialization

Description of courses listed below are available at

  • ACE 520, Food Commodity Markets, 4 hours
  • ACE 527, Advanced Price Analysis, 4 hours

For more information about price analysis and agricultural marketing, please contact:

Dr. Philip Garcia
326 Mumford Hall
1301 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, Illinois 61801-3605
phone: (217) 333-0644
fax: (217) 333-5538