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Agriculture Student

The world of agriculture is exciting and continually expanding. If you are wanting to pursue an education or career in agriculture you may be wondering where to start. A good first step is to learn what area you are most interested in. Your preferred area will determine the kind of classes and training you will need. Below is a list of common classes found within the scope of agriculture and related jobs.

Agriculture Degrees:

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Communication
  • Agricultural Journalism
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Machinery Technology
  • Agricultural Science
  • AgriculturalSystems technology
  • Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences
  • Ranch Horse Management
  • Climate Science
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Science
  • Soils and Sustainable Land Systems
  • Equine
  • Animal Health & Disease
  • Animal Management

Key Agriculture Courses for most Ag Degrees:

  • Animal Science
  • Natural Resources
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Soil Science
  • Animal/Plant Genetics and Breeding
  • Environmental Science
  • Pest Management
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Plant Propagation
  • Agriculture jobs can be found in the following career fields:

  • Farming
  • Ranching
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Sales Management
  • Editor
  • Account Manager
  • Agricultural Production
  • Financial Management
  • Building Construction Management
  • Construction Estimation
  • Site Management
  • Field Engineer
  • Land Developer
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Agriscience
  • Educator
  • Policy Analysis
  • Program Management
  • Water Resource Specialist
  • Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

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