The Food and Agribusiness Institute is an integral part of the Leavey School of Business. Since its inception in 1973, the Institute has graduated more than 650 MBA students, many of whom now hold important management positions in food and agribusiness firms as well as government agencies throughout the United States and the world.

One of the major objectives of the Institute is to provide students with an education in the functional areas of management with the application of modern business practices to food and agribusiness firms.