Agriculture is the nation’s largest industry. 1 out of 6 jobs in the U.S. is related to agriculture. But you don’t have to have a farm background to pursue a career in agriculture. There are ag-related jobs for everyone. As a matter of fact, there are over 300 careers in agriculture.
Some of the agricultural career areas include: plant science, animal science, agricultural mechanics, agricultural business, environmental sciences, food sciences and natural resources. Jobs to consider in these areas are: animal nutritionist, horticulturalist, agricultural engineer, food scientist, journalist, ag teacher, agronomist, landscaper, commodity broker, veterinarian technician, sales representative, conservation officer, nutritionist, ag lender, public relations and so many more jobs.