Welcome to Agribusiness

Cal Poly's Agribusiness Department is well known for producing future agribusiness leaders.  Our graduates have a global perspective and are exposed to the world's dynamic environmental, political, economic and social environments.  Upon graduation, students have the interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving and applied business skills that are required for successful careers with regional, national and international agribusiness industries and the firms and organizations that support those industries.

From information for prospective students to areas for continuing students, from academic advising questions to current Agribusiness news and events, this website is the source for all your AGB needs.

For further information, please visit the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences  website and the Cal Poly website.  If you have questions, please contact our staff.  Our Staff is available to talk to you or direct you to the appropriate person to address your questions.

Our Vision:

The Agribusiness Department will be nationally recognized as a food systems focused academic community.

Our Mission:

To educate and inspire leaders in the global food system.

Core Values:

AGB Core Value 1: Student Focused

AGB Core Value 2: Food and Food Systems Focused

AGB Core Value 3: Dynamic and Applied Curriculum


Goal 1: Develop and implement a set of metrics and target goals for measuring student success, graduate success, and innovativeness of curriculum by 2013.

Goal 2: Develop a high caliber graduate for the food and fiber industry.

Goal 3: The AGB Faculty will be nationally recognized on an annual basis for their academic excellence.

Goal 4: Provide academic service to students, University, College, and Department.

Goal 5: Provide a stakeholder communication program that strengthens College, University, alumni, and industry relationships.

Goal 6: Increase departmental operational efficiency.

Goal 7: Develop alternative funding sources and generate additional funds for the department.

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