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Agricultural Economics

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Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics originally applied the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock — a discipline known as agronomics. Agronomics was a branch of economics that specifically dealt with land usage. It focused on maximizing the crop yield while maintaining a good soil ecosystem. Throughout the 20th century the discipline expanded and the current scope of the discipline is much broader. Agricultural economics today includes a variety of applied areas, having considerable overlap with conventional economics.

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Cornell University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $41,325 average out-state tuition; $41,325 average in-state tuition
University of Florida
Four or more years; Public; $25,276 average out-state tuition; $4,060 average in-state tuition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Four or more years; Public; $27,219 average out-state tuition; $11,847 average in-state tuition
Purdue University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,061 average out-state tuition; $8,893 average in-state tuition
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Four or more years; Public; $9,937 average out-state tuition; $1,714 average in-state tuition
University of Kentucky
Four or more years; Public; $17,734 average out-state tuition; $8,122 average in-state tuition
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $23,751 average out-state tuition; $8,856 average in-state tuition

Agricultural Economics Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Blosser Brothers (Lee and John ) Scholarship $8400 April 15, 2015
Harold S. and Lester E. Gardner Memorial Scholarship $5000 March 01, 2015
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship $12000 January 15, 2015
A.L. Warrington Memorial Scholarship $2000 March 01, 2015
Farm Credit Services of Hawaii, ACA Scholarship $1500 March 13, 2015
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
Arden and Clarice Shisler Nationwide Insurance Scholarship $1000 April 15, 2015
Scott State Bank Scholarship $750 March 01, 2015
Gary and Theresa Melvin Scholarship $700 March 01, 2015
Warren and Rosella Suhl Agricultural Scholarship $500 March 01, 2015