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Agricultural and Food Scientist
Ensuring agricultural productivity and food safety.
Most research work is done in universities, private companies or government. Lot of field research is combined with laboratory and office work. This is a full time job.
Agricultural or Food Scientist Requirements
At least a bachelor degree and many get a doctoral degree. Food scientists typically earn bachelorís degrees. Most animal scientists earn a Ph.D.
Annual wage of $58K.
Food shortages and climate crop failures will fuel the growth of this industry at least by 10% well into 2020.
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
They operate companies that produce crops, livestock and dairy products.
A lot of outdoor and office work. Continuous maintainance and operation of machinery, combined with strenuous physical work.
Farmer, Rancher, or Other Agricultural Manager Requirements
On site training and have at least a high school diploma or GED. With more complex operations, more farmers and ranchers now have a bachelor degree in agriculture or a related fields.
Annual wage was approx. $61K in 2017.
At 5% growth from now into 2020 but may very well increase with smaller farming operations setting up with more operational efficiency and new sciences as the large farming conglomerates consolidate.
Diagnosing, treating, or researching medical conditions of pets, livestock, and various animals.
Mostly a private clinic job, while others travel to farms, work outdoors, or work in laboratories.Sometimes emotionally stressful conditions arise.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and a state license.
Annual wage was $82K in 2017.
Expected to grow 36% from now well into 2020, with work opportunities in government and in farm animal care.
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