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Title: Agriculture Careers

Agriculture Careers
  • 6th grade

Written by Melissa Moulton
Eight Major Career Areas
  • Production Agriculture
  • Agriculture Mechanics
  • Agriculture Sales Service
  • Agriculture Processing
  • Forestry
  • Rural Recreation Natural Resources
  • Agriculture Marketing Business Management
  • Horticulture

Production Agriculture This is the career
cluster most refer to as farming. It involves
the actual production of the food and fiber that
is used all across the world. From raising large
herds of livestock to running large row crop
operations to managing several poultry houses,
Production Agriculture includes some of the
following careers
  • Raising
  • Field Crops
  • Poultry
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Livestock

Agriculture Mechanics The term agricultural
mechanics is the selection,operation,
maintenance, servicing, selling, anduse of power
units, machinery, equipment, structures,and
utilities used in agriculture.
  • Involves
  • Planning Constructing Buildings
  • Machinery Maintenance
  • Welding
  • Electrical Work
  • Plumbing

Agriculture Sales Service - Jobs in this
field are usually hired services for someone that
needs help, medicine needs, equipment, etc or
people who have services to offer to the general
public such as mechanical, electric, or technical
  • Involves Occupations such as
  • Veterinarian
  • Ag Commissioner
  • Equipment Dealers
  • Feed Dealers
  • Ag Flying

Agriculture Processing - Careers in the
Agriculture Processing field are usually jobs
that are done in a factory or plant setting.
These can also be jobs in local grocery stores,
meat markets, and wholesale businesses.
  • Involves processing and distributing food
  • Examples include
  • Butchers
  • Plant Workers
  • Egg Processing

Horticulture Horticulture is the culture of
plants for food, comfort, and beauty. These
careers include growing plants, vegetable,
fruits, etc for people to enjoy for hobbies,
pleasure, eating, and for medical needs along
with lots of other purposes.
  • Involves
  • Landscaping
  • Floriculture
  • Turf Management
  • Nursery Management

Forestry the science of developing, caring
for, or cultivating forests the management of
growing timber
  • Involves
  • Producing
  • Harvesting Timber
  • Managing Forests
  • Reforestation

Rural Recreation Natural Resources - Involves
careers that work with restoring, renewing,
conserving, and promoting awareness of renewable
resources such as air, wildlife, soil, and water
  • Examples
  • - Wildlife Conservationist
  • - Water Soil analyst
  • Game Warden
  • Park Ranger

Agriculture Marketing Business Management
Marketing and business options for small-scale
producers are diverse. Finding the marketing
resources, commodity data, and business planning
tools needed to enhance farming or ranching
  • Involves
  • Business Economics
  • Developing Markets
  • Successful Marketing
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