Career Clusters  Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Introduction


Producing, processing, marketing, distributing, financing and developing agricultural commodities and resources, including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture and other plant and animal products and resources.


Employment Outlook

The agriculture industry is projected to remain steady over the next couple of years. The industry is expected to produce more because of the development of improved technologies. Careers that require workers with technical skills, such as technicians, operators and mechanics along with organic farmers will hold the best job prospects. Demand for produce from farmers' markets, community-supported agriculture and other locally-grown food producers is predicted to rise.



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