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Heading to College? An Ag Degree Could Land You a Job

A recent survey reports that students getting ready to enter the workforce are often overlooking one of the top hiring sectors – agriculture. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, employers have nearly 60,000 job openings in agriculture annually, but only 35,000 students with the proper training and education to fill these jobs. In fact, only 3 percent of students recognize the agriculture industry as a top hiring sector. Thankfully, today’s agriculture industry offers a wide array of career paths for individuals with interest in technology, science, education, agriculture and business – among other fields. From agriculture economists, to crop consultants [...]

By |2019-02-11T15:57:23-04:00January 13th, 2017|Career Success|