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See what it takes for you to become an agronomist, an environmental engineer, a food scientist, and more. The profiles below contain information on numerous agricultural career’s future, required education, responsibilities, and what types of employers are out there. And if you are ready to learn more, you can become involved with the suggested professional organizations and associations for each industry!

 

 

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  • Food Animal Veterinarian

    Overview Food Animal Veterinarians are responsible for the care of animals that are raised for food production and human…

  • Food Safety

    Overview Food Safety/Quality Assurance Managers abide by regulatory authority compliance for food companies products. They do so by implementing policies,…

  • Food Science

    Product Development Food Scientists research and revamp the process of canning, freezing, storing, and packaging of food

  • Food Systems

    Overview The food system includes all those activities involving the production, processing, transport and consumption of food. The food…

  • Food Technologist

    Food technologists oversee all aspects of product development, reviewing and approving nutritional data, writing product specifications and enforcing USDA…

  • Genetics

    Overview: Plant breeders/geneticists work to improve the quality and performance of existing agricultural and horticultural crops as well as…

  • Geospatial Analytics Scientist

    Overview A geospatial analytics scientist asses, integrates, manipulates and extracts data from GPS and other databases to improve software…

  • Horticulture

    Overview Horticulture is the field of plant cultivation and management. In agriculture, a horticulturalist works to increase yield, vigor, size,…

  • Integrated Science

    Overview The term “integrated science” is often used as a synonym for interdisciplinary and unified science, which may be…

  • International Ag Development

    Overview The major in international agriculture development seeks to prepare students to help address these problems of inequality and…

  • Plant Biology

    Plant biologists work in teams in academic, industry, and government labs to develop fundamental knowledge about plants. These discoveries,…

  • Plant Breeder

    Overview A Plant Breeder is responsible for the research of seed characteristics and strives to improve the seed characteristics that are…

  • Risk Management

    Overview Agriculture Risk Management Representatives are in charge of creating and increasing a unique loan/insurance portfolio, which includes term, mortgage, and operating loans. Their main…

  • Social Media Strategist

    Overview Social media strategists develop manage and track internet content on their employer’s social media pages. Because of the…

  • Soil Biology

    Overview Soil scientists analyze characteristics of soil, the different soil types, and research the ability to survive in differentiated conditions.…

  • Soil Chemistry

    Overview Soil scientists analyze characteristics of soil, the different soil types, and research the ability to survive in differentiated conditions.…

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