Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

Welcome to the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE) at The Ohio State University.  The mission of of AEDE is to generate knowledge and disseminate impartial information through the application of economic and business principles to the challenges of agriculture, the food system, the environment, and economic development.

Housed in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, AEDE currently has twenty two world-class faculty members and administers highly respected Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programs. AEDE’s faculty provide world-class teaching, research and outreach in applied economics, with concentrations in the areas of agricultural economics and agribusiness, environmental and resource economics, international and development economics, and regional and urban economics.


The Ohio State Agribusiness Club held its annual year-end banquet on April 20th to recognize outstanding faculty and students affiliated with the Club.
Undergrad Scholarship Competition

As part of the $3.8 million in scholarship funds awarded by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences to its students each year, this year AEDE offered more than $63,000 in scholarship money to 31 Agribusiness and Applied...

Students in “Assessing Sustainability: Project Experience” (ENR/AEDE 4567) received hands-on training this semester on preparing and presenting research to policymakers.


RT @medflygenes: Scholarship students from SE Ohio include @OhioStateATI, @OSUEnvironment, @OSUEHE, & @OSU_AEDE #OSU2020Vision
RT @medflygenes: Rain & crops: not always a good mix via @DispatchAlerts cites @OSU_AEDE prof M Roberts @youreconpr
RT @farmanddairy: Insight from @OSU_AEDE Stan Ernst @OhioState @southcenters Brad Bergefurd on #CSA potential #CFA…

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