The Department of Economics and Agricultural Extension is characterized as the department that was established under the Agricultural Economic and Social Sciences Program in 2013. This program includes two specializations: Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Extension.

The Department of Economics and Agricultural Extension is considered one of the leading scientific departments in the field of economics and agricultural extension at the level of agricultural faculties in Egypt and the world, in addition to being one of the leading departments in the college in addition to being a service department serving all departments of the college. Since its inception, the department has gone through many developments and changes to keep pace with development Rapid in the field of economics and agricultural extension.

The study begins with the specialized program in two phases, according to the list of credit hours. In the second semester of the second level, the student chooses the agricultural economic and social sciences program and chooses three qualifying courses to join the program. In the second semester of the fourth level, the student chooses three specialized courses.

This department is concerned with studying the economic aspects of the agricultural sector and issues related to the production and marketing of agricultural products by providing its graduates with a theoretical and practical background that combines agricultural sciences and administrative skills that enable it to manage agricultural projects, analyze their problems and provide solutions to them, provide consultancy and services related to agricultural commodities, and contribute to formulating economic policies. the state in the agricultural field.