Median annual salary based on certification and degree program completion.
Why should you pursue a career in Agribusiness?
If you love farms and consider yourself business-minded, you might consider a career in Agribusiness. People with these jobs manage finances, sales and other business services in the agricultural industry.
What kind of careers could you get in the field of Agribusiness?
Explore careers such as a food scientist or technologist, a buyer and purchasing agent or a Ranch Manager. Whatever your career goals, a California community college can help put you on the path to success.
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Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisors, home economists, and extension service advisors.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.
Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food.
Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.