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Lon Frahm, MAB Class of 2002, Frahm Farmland Inc. visits the K-State Center for Risk Management Education and Research Fellows

FDA Official, Dr. Sharon Benz, Highlights Hot Topics Including Changes in Antibiotic Use in Animals at MAB Animal Health Industry Insights

Master of Agribusiness program, staff receive regional awards

K-State MAB offers new course for animal health and companion animal professionals: AGEC 750, Economic Issues in the Global Animal Health Industry

Balancing family, work and earning a master’s degree, AgCareers.com

Hear about one student's experience in the MAB program. Student Spotlight on Jason Madsen, Class of 2015 (2 minutes, 30 seconds)

K-State Master of Agribusiness Program Now Available Tailored for Animal Health Professionals

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MAB alum Mike Retallick receives National Teaching Award

Explore a modern day flour mill with Grocer & Explorer Pete Marczyk of Rocky Mountain PBS when he tours Bay State Milling, featuring MAB alum Brent Johnson 

Employer financial support makes graduate education possible,AgCareers.com

2012 Risk & Profit Conference Featured Producer Rich Porter, MAB Alum

Females, Boomers most likely ‘locavores’ featuring MAB Alumna Sarah Bernard

Non-traditional views about biomass and energy
featuring MAB Alumnus Ray Hammarlund speaking at MAB Agribusiness Conference, published by AgProfessional.com

Agricultural Economics professor Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh, Ag policy specialist outlines farm bill problems at MAB Agribusiness Conference, published by AgProfessional.com

Farm Bureau honors newlyweds for Excellence in Agriculturefeaturing MAB student Jason Pratt

Value of Preconditioned Certified Health Programs to Feedlotsby Tucker Schumacher. Listen to an interview with Dr. Ted Schroeder summarizing the study on Agriculture Today (11 minutes).

Kansas Profile - Now That's Rural - Native Stone Scenic Byway, featuring MAB alumna Abby Amick

Kansas State University’s Master of Agribusiness offers professional development conference
Three topics come up frequently when speculating on the future of the food and agriculture industry: energy prices, food security and agricultural policy. The Kansas State University Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program is hosting an event to interact with experts in the agribusiness industry on these timely topics.

Scorched, scalded and burnt up
Kansas Farm Bureau Insight column featuring MAB student Ben McClure

Ethanol Subsidies Imperiled 
Wall Street Journal article featuring MAB alumn Joel Karlin

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Kansas State University and Universiti Sains Malaysia sign partnership agreement for Master of Agribusiness program
Officials from Kansas State University and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreement on November 15, 2010 to bring K-State’s award-winning Master of Agribusiness (MAB) to Southeast Asia.

Kansas State University award-winning agribusiness program coming to Southeast Asia
The Kansas State University Master of Agribusiness (MAB) distance-degree program understands how important it is for agribusiness professionals to have the knowledge and skills to excel in today’s rapidly changing, and increasingly complex, global food and agricultural economy. (Published by in www.AgCareers.com)

Bridging the global gap: How the master of agribusiness program at Kansas State University makes worldwide connections
Since 1998, hundreds of students from around the world have come to Kansas State University to learn more about the global agribusiness industry and complete their Master’s of Agribusiness. These students, however, only step foot on the Manhattan campus two weeks per year during their two and a half years of study. (Published in Axio Quarterly newsletter)

Best Local Solution to a Global Challenge Award
Piercarlo Marletta, Vincent Amanor-Boadu and Arlo Biere - Paper wins award at the International Food & Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA) 2009 Symposium. To read full paper, click here. (Published in IAMA Newsletter)

Lending Talent, and Money, on a Micro Scale
MAB Student Fred Phillips featured in photo in NY Times Small Business Section

Producer in the Spotlight
Brothers, Scott and Brad Foote, managers and owners of Hoxie Feedyard and Imperial Beef have a deep history in the cattle industry. (Published in Beef Cattle Institute Informer Spring/Summer Newsletter)

Unique Masters in Agribusiness Offered by KSU
When it comes to advanced education for ag lenders, Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics has worked hard to offer opportunities, and a program the staff is extremely proud of is the Masters of Agribusiness (MAB).

Top Producer 2009
MAB student Lon Frahm named Top Producer 2009

K-State Master of Agribusiness offers International Education Opportunities
With advances in technology making it possible to communicate around the world instantaneously, professionals in the food and agriculture industry need to know more than what is happening within their own country. The K-State Master of Agribusiness distance-degree program understands how important it is for agribusiness professionals to have the knowledge and skills to excel in today’s rapidly changing, and increasingly complex, food and agricultural global economy. (Published by www.AgCareers.com)

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K-State students and alumni tour Southeast Asian agribusinesses
With expansive river valleys and deltas, rich soils, and a humid tropical climate, Southeast Asia has plentiful agricultural resources, but less than one-third of Southeast Asia’s land is in agricultural use and most are small family or communal farms.

K-State's Master of Agribusiness Program Featured on 'Jeopardy!'
Kansas State University and its award-winning master of agribusiness program recently earned a place as part of pop culture trivia. The program, which is the first graduate agribusiness degree in the nation to be offered through distance education, was an $800 question on the Oct. 13, 2008 "Jeopardy!" game show.

K-State Master of Agribusiness Perfect Fit for Farm Credit Employee
Kate Duke grew up on her family’s 800-head beef cattle farm in Glasgow, VA. She was active in 4-H, FFA and planned on becoming a veterinarian. While pursing an undergraduate degree in Animal & Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech, she was required to take some economics courses and realized she enjoyed learning about the business side of the agriculture industry.

Education for Agri-marketers - K-State's Master of Agribusiness
As demand for food and agricultural products increase, new skills and technologies must be developed to keep up. Communication and cooperation between grower, processor and retailer is more important than ever. Data and computer technology facilitates this communication that was not available to the agribusiness sector as recently as 10 years ago. To meet the growing demand and adapt to the changing technologies, Kansas State University introduced the innovative and award-winning Master of Agribusiness (MAB) distance program in 1998.

Kansas State University looks for agri business scope in PAU
If all goes as per plan, Punjab Agricultural University will offer a masters course in Agriculture Business, in collaboration with Kansas State University.

Collaboration Between PAU and Russian University-A Landmark Tie Up in Mutually Beneficial Areas: Prof. Pavel Sorokin
Prof. Pavel Sorokin of Moscow State Agro-Engineering University (MSAU), who visited the Punjab Agricultural University said that there existed potential opportunities for cooperation in agricultural sector through a collaboration between his University and the PAU.

Award-winning K-State Master of Agribusiness program a leader in teaching business and economic skills to animal health professionals
While other schools are just now trying to establish new master's programs in agribusiness or animal health, Kansas State University's master of agribusiness program, offered through distance education, continues to grow and earn honors 10 years after it was started.

K-State international agribusiness course wins award for innovation
After 10 years of providing agribusiness distance education, K-State’s Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program, its instructors and courses continue to win awards while developing agribusiness leaders.

K-State Offering Comparative Food and Agriculture Systems Class
Imagine traveling around the globe to learn about seven different cultures in four months. For most students this wouldn't be possible, but the agricultural economics department at Kansas State University has developed a course that gives undergraduate students the opportunity to study abroad without leaving the classroom.

MAB valuable to Anheuser-Busch employee
While filling a temporary position with Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc., Zach Gaines developed an interest in the beer industry and agriculture. With an undergraduate degree in English and little background in agriculture, Gaines, a Research Technician in Fort Collins, Colo., knew he needed to learn more about the industry to be successful.

K-State's Master of Agribusiness program celebrates a decade of providing award-winning distance education
Kansas State University's master of agribusiness program, the nation's first distance education master-level curriculum in agribusiness, is celebrating a decade of growth and success.

Higher education key to continuing success of growing cooperatives
Growth and change are necessary in any successful business and agricultural cooperatives are no different. As a student in K-State’s Master of Agribusiness (MAB) distance program, Barry Brant, Ag Inputs Vice President of Garden City Co-op, Inc., in Garden City, Kans., is learning the business and management skills he needs to make his employer more profitable in a rapidly changing environment.

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K-State students and alumni tour Russian agribusinesses
Most students have the opportunity to learn about foreign countries while in the classroom. The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) distance-education program at Kansas State University offers students and alumni a chance to visit some of those countries.

K-State's Master of Agribusiness celebrates a decade of providing award-winning distance education
It has been nine years since Kansas State University developed its Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program. The MAB program was the first graduate agribusiness program in the nation to be offered via distance education. Over the years, the program has grown into an internationally recognized, award-winning program and as we are building our tenth class, the MAB program is celebrating a decade of building agribusiness leaders.

Ag Programs Offer Education Without Moving to Campus
Andy Holzwarth’s typical day is pretty much like the rest of working America’s. He heads off to his job as a crop systems specialist at John Deere in Wichita. Once finished, he heads home for supper and some family time, but that’s where things turn atypical.

A Family Affair: Cimarron Father, Son Earn Degrees From K-State
It's graduation time at Kansas State University and the Max and Linda Irsik family of Cimarron has double the reasons to celebrate. Max Irsik and his son, Maxson, are both earning degrees from K-State this semester. For Max Irsik, the road to his third degree from K-State took him into cyberspace with the university's award-winning master in agribusiness program. The two-year program is Web-based, allowing students to fit course work around their work and family schedules. Students also are required to attend two one-week sessions on the Manhattan campus each year.

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