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About the Department of Agricultural Economics

Our Mission:

To develop and apply knowledge to aid rural and agricultural decision-makers in addressing economic issues through integrated research and educational programs that enhance incomes and quality of life in Kentucky and beyond

Department Contacts:

Department Chair Dr. Leigh Maynard  (859) 257-5762
Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr. Alison Davis (859) 257-7260
Director of Graduate Studies Dr. Michael Reed (859) 257-7259
Extension Coordinator Dr. Tim Woods (859) 257-7270
Alumni Contact Dr. Leigh Maynard (859) 257-5762
Academic Coordinator Erica Jane Flores (859) 257-1636


The Department of Agricultural Economics is housed on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Barnhart Building.  The Barnhart Building is physically located at the corner of Nicholasville Rd and Cooper Dr.  You may access the building via Farm Rd.  The physical address is 1398 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY 40546.

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