If you want to know how to manage a farm successfully or how to design effective agricultural and food policies, agricultural economics is the right choice for you. We teach and study business management and economics applied to agriculture and primary food production. Our work is closely based on biological and technical possibilities. Our research aims at solving concrete problems. The topics of production economics and farm management as well as rural entrepreneurship provide knowledge and skills for management and leadership in agricultural farms and firms. The topics of agricultural policy show how effect of agricultural, rural and food policies can be analyzed. Functioning agricultural and food markets as well as international trade have become increasingly important topics. In addition ,we study how to improve agricultural production and food security in developing countries, especially in Africa.