Agribusiness Markets and Management

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Students in this concentration learn marketing and management skills and meet with industry leaders and managers. This concentration includes many hand-on opportunities for learning from seminars with visiting executives to internships.


Study marketing and management for businesses big and small. Discover factors that influence commodity prices and learn how to manage price risk through futures and options markets. Follow your food from farm to fork to understand how businesses operate along the supply chain and how consumers interact with the food system.


Network with industry leaders and managers. Get hands-on learning from summer internships. Travel to another country and analyze the agricultural supply chain in the International Business Immersion Program. Join ACE’s award winning National Ag Marketing Team and showcase your team’s direct marketing campaign.


Help feed the world with a job in marketing or management for firms producing everything from high-end foods to farm inputs. Pursue a fast-paced career at the Chicago Board of Trade. Connect producers with consumers by working with an international food retailer like Aldi or an urban farmer’s market.

See current requirements View the eight semester plan

For more information about Agribusiness Markets and Management, please contact:

Lauren Karplus
Academic Advisor, Experiential Learning Coordinator
304c Mumford Hall
1301 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801