University of Maryland Extension

Careers

Over the next five years, college graduates with degrees related to food, agriculture, renewable natural resources or the environment can expect to see an average of 57,900 job openings annually – far more than the anticipated 35,400 graduates in those fields, the USDA reports.

Read more from a recent article published by the Maryland Soybean Board.


Career Videos

 

Exploring Careers with Max the Sprout

There is more to agriculture than just the farm! Take the agriculture career quiz and explore careers that align with your interests and talents.

USDA and Purdue University Living Science Website 

Read descriptions of many exciting careers in the field of agriculture – from geneticist to florist to science writer! Each career description is also available as a separate PDF file.

Georgia Agriculture Education Website 

Access definitions and photos of many agriculture-related careers. PowerPoint files for each career are also provided. 

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