Monthly Archives: September 2012

Professor Emeritus David Norman Named AAAE Distinguished Fellow

David Norman, professor emeritus of agricultural economics, has been inducted as a distinguished fellow of the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE).

AAAE recognizes recipients with this distinction for their scholarly contribution and leadership in the field of agricultural economics, as well as their contributions to agriculture in Africa.  Distinguished fellows often go on to speak in AAAE’s Distinguished Agricultural Economist Lecture Series.

Norman served as an active faculty member within the agricultural economics department for nearly 40 years, retiring in 2007.

The Department of Agricultural Economics proudly lives the Kansas State University land-grant mission by serving agriculture and related fields through teaching, research, and extension outreach. Celebrating 100 years of service in 2012, the department has a long-standing tradition of excellence among its students, graduates, faculty, staff, extension personnel, and the agricultural community at large.

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K-State AgEcon MAB Program Featured in AgCareers Newsletter

Individuals who are seeking a professional degree program to enhance their skills and increase their earning potential while simultaneously maintaining their career and personal lives usually face two challenges:  time and money.  They ask questions like, “How do I fit a demanding professional degree program into my already busy schedule?  How do I afford it with the cost of education these days?”  For agribusiness professionals, K-State’s department of agricultural economics offers a solution:  the online Master of Agribusiness (MAB) Program.

Check out the AgCareers.com article about how MAB students succeed with this convenient, online program utilizing tuition assistance from their employers.  Employer financial assistance is one of many ways to make this degree work for you.

Click here to read the AgCareers.com article.

A K-State’s Master of Agribusiness is an award-winning, distance education graduate degree program that focuses on food and agribusiness management.