Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

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During the summer of 2017, several AGB students and faculty took part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), funded by the CAFES Dean’s Office.
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Agribusiness Department

College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences

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 AGB Department will be nationally recognized as a model for education in Agribusiness based on the success of its graduates, the expertise of its faculty, the excellence of its research and outreach programs and for the support it receives from agribusiness firms and alumni.

Our Mission:

The primary mission of AGB is to provide a high quality education in agribusiness to well-qualified and motivated undergraduate and graduate students. AGB will recruit, develop and retain well-qualified faculty who will be engaged in teaching, research, outreach and service according to their comparative advantage. AGB fosters a work environment of mutual respect, enthusiasm and innovation among faculty, staff and students. The department will cultivate effective partnerships with agribusiness firms, allied agribusiness firms, alumni and other departments of the College of Agriculture, Foods and Environmental Science. AGB will support faculty and student involvement in research and outreach. The department’s curriculum, research and outreach activities integrate economic analysis and functional areas of business, with emphasis on marketing, finance and operations. AGB will graduate students with an awareness of the social and environmental context for agribusiness.

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