Careers In Agriculture

Learn more about specific careers in Agriculture

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Agriculture field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

About Agriculture Careers

Agriculture is the science, art and practice of cultivating plants and livestock. The agricultural industry is an exciting global industry that uses cutting-edge technology. It is constantly innovating and plays a hugely important contribution to both the national and worldwide economy.

The agricultural industry covers anything from farms, crops and livestock to genetic breeding and farm surveying. It offers a huge variety of careers for a wide range of different skill sets. You can be a hands-on dairy farmer who has inherited the role from your family. Or, you may be a geneticist, vet or plant breeder who has studied for years at University.

As the world population increases, so will the demand for plants and livestock to be used as food. As a result, over the coming years there will be many exciting opportunities and prospects for everyone in this field. Any career in the agricultural industry is incredibly rewarding as the industry influences the economic and social landscape. People in this field can also play a huge role in conservation, sustainability and resource management.

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