About Us

Welcome to the University of Arizona Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (AREC) website. Nationally recognized for its teaching, research, and extension activities, AREC is committed to the land-grant heritage and tradition of discovery, education, and service. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Agricultural Economics & Management and Environmental & Water Resource Economics, preparing students to assume responsible positions in the management of the world’s natural and human resources. At the graduate level, the department offers an M.S. in Agricultural & Resource Economics, with specializations in Applied Econometrics and Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. AREC faculty welcome graduate students as essential to the maintenance of an invigorating intellectual climate and a successful research program. In addition to teaching, faculty in AREC conduct applied research in four broad areas:

Finally, AREC is committed to the outreach component of a land grant university, providing workshops, conferences, trainings, and releasing publications, tools, and resources for communities across the state.

  • Cooperative Extension
    Arizona Crop and Livestock Budgets, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy, Marketing and Management, Regional and Community Development Economics, Risk Management

We are now located in the McClelland Park building at 650 N. Park Ave.  https://cals.arizona.edu/arec/we-have-moved