What Can I Do With A Career In Agriculture?

Remember that most careers do not require that you have a specific major but that you meet a minimum amount of education. So the question is not so much what can you do with a certain major but what you want to do and how you want to get there.

The following list is a beginning point to help you explore a few related career choices based on an academic interest you might have.

Potential Careers
Agronomist, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Scientist, Animal Geneticist, Arborist, Breeding Technician, College Professor, Commodity Broker, Entomologist, Extension Specialist, Farm Equipment Sales, Farm Owner, Farm Manager, Farming Journalist, Federal and State government agencies, Fertilizer Sales, Food Research, Food Sales, Food Broker, Forester, Geographic Information Systems specialist, Golf course Superintendent, Horticulturist, Interpretive Naturalist, Landscape Designer, Livestock Manager, Naturalist, Nursery Manager, Plant Biologist, Plant Biologist, Plant Geneticist, Seed and Bulb Sales, Soil Conservationist, Soil Scientist, Sod Grower, Sports Turf Consultant, Teacher, K-12, Veterinarian, Wildlife Manager

Potential Employers
Federal and State Government Agencies, Colleges and Universities, Secondary Schools, Farms, Nurseries, Newspapers/Magazines, County Extension Agencies, Soil Conservation Agencies, National and State Parks, Fertilizer and Chemical Companies, Veterinary Pharmaceutical Companies, Plant Wholesale Firms, Farm Equipment Retailers, Farm Supply Retailers, Commodity Brokerages, Research Labs, Farm Cooperatives, Seed and Bulb Companies, Veterinary Clinics, Lumber and Paper Companies, Landscaping Firms, Nonprofit Agencies, Self-employment, Agriculture Consulting Firms

Links
OOH profile, Agriculture Scientist
USDA Careers
Fish and Wildlife Careers
Forestry Career Guide
National Park Careers
Agricultural Research Careers
Agriculture Job Listings
Agronomy Job Listings
Agriculture Job Listings
Soil Science Association
Soil and Water Conservation Society


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