Career Opportunities in Agriculture Food and Natural Resources

Career Opportunities in Agriculture Food and Natural Resources

by Susan Echaore-McDavid
     
 

Whether you're a student or a professional ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or change the direction of your current career in agriculture, food, and natural resources.

Agriculture encompasses much more than the production, marketing, and distribution of food. People involved in

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Whether you're a student or a professional ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or change the direction of your current career in agriculture, food, and natural resources.

Agriculture encompasses much more than the production, marketing, and distribution of food. People involved in the agriculture industry also work to produce raw materials for clothing, shelter, energy, and medicine, as well as to provide opportunities for recreation. Whether you want to work on a farm or ranch, at a fish hatchery, in a greenhouse, or in a scientific laboratory, there are a variety of opportunities available in agriculture, food, and natural resources. Career Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources profiles more than 95 jobs, including

Organic Farmer

Vineyard Manager

Fishery Biologist

Forester

Agricultural Engineer

Farm Equipment Mechanic

Commodity Broker

Meat Cutter

Floral Designer

Veterinarian

Agritourism Operator

Wildlife Rehabilitator

Throughout this helpful career guide, the reader will find a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. Appendixes include educational and training programs, professional unions and associations, government agencies, and Internet resources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816074570
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,181,445
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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