- Goal 1. Advance the role of agricultural and applied economists in identifying and informing research and policy issues.
- Goal 2. Significantly increase the understanding that public, policy-making, and federal program audiences have of the value of food, agricultural, resource, and applied economics information and analysis.
- Goal 3. Maintain and increase resources and opportunities that support agricultural and applied economics research, outreach, and education
- Goal 4. Foster opportunities that build human capital for a vibrant national workforce equipped with skills necessary for informing private and public economic decisions.