Career Resources - Food & Agriculture

Common Job Duties

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.

Inform or educate students, policy makers, or members of the public on issues related to food and agriculture. Coordinate community efforts surrounding food security, local food, or organic agriculture.

Career Options

  • Agricultural Educator
  • Crop Researcher
  • Extension Officer
  • Farm Manager
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Land Protection Advisor
  • Non-Profit Organization Work
  • Nursery Operator
  • Seed Producer
  • Soil Scientist

Potential Employers

American Agricultural Economics Association
Good Food Jobs
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Internship and Learning Pathway Resources

Learning Pathways - Food & Agriculture

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