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Ness School of Management and Economics

The Ness School of Management and Economics offers students a high-quality education and excellent job placement opportunities. Our 30 full-time faculty members teach a broad range of courses in economics and related business disciplines, including finance, accounting, entrepreneurship, strategic management and marketing. We conduct research on applied micro- and macroeconomics, agricultural marketing and trade, farm and ranch management, agricultural policy and rural development, and natural resources/environmental issues, and we provide extension, outreach and general service programs in economics.

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Matthias Kunerth

Agricultural business student selected for Farm Foundation Cultivators program

Matthias Kunerth, a senior agricultural business major from Brewster, Minnesota, has been selected as a 2020 Farm Foundation Cultivator.

1966 alum and Washington state couple create endowed professorship in business finance and investments

A new endowed professorship in the Ness School of Management and Economics has recently been gifted by a Bainbridge Island, Washington, couple to honor the education Everett DuBois received at South Dakota State University and as an investment in the faculty currently serving SDSU.

Harding Hall awarded prestigious LEED building certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded South Dakota State University’s Harding Hall with a LEED V4 Gold certification. Developed by the U.S.