School of Agriculture

Agribusiness Management


What is Agribusiness Management?

Agribusiness Management provides training in economics and business management principles related to the production and marketing of agricultural goods and services. This would include the agrichemicals, breeding, crop production (farming and contract farming), distribution, farm machinery, processing, and seed supply, as well as marketing and retail sales sectors.

How can I use an Agribusiness Management Degree?

Graduates enter the following careers:

  • agricultural finance and marketing
  • federal and state government agencies
  • sales
  • agribusiness management
  • farm management
  • communications
  • public relations

Agribusiness Management at TTU

Agribusiness Management students will find many facilities at Tennessee Tech that will enhance their learning experience. The Tech Farm is a 300-acre working, teaching and research farm located 3 miles from campus. The Tech Farm is also home to the Hyder-Burks Pavilion, which hosts multiple agricultural activities including The Home Show, the Tennessee Tech Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, and Farm Days.

See photos of activities below

Photo of Dr. Michael Best, advisor for Agribusiness Management

Dr. Michael Best



Visit to Chicago Board of Trade
Visit to Chicago Board of Trade
Dr. Best operating his sawmill
Dr. Best operating his sawmill
Checking out new machinery
Checking out new machinery