Archive for May, 2012
The field of agriculture is very wide. Agricultural production entails all aspects of crop and animal production. Through the ages, agricultural production has evolved greatly to encompass modern technologies that improve production. As a result, production has become more intensive in terms of specialization and inputs. For those interested in pursuing careers in agriculture, there are many options available. A good place to begin would be to select between the three majors; animal, crop or environmental sciences. This can further be divided into options like the study of the different species of plants and animals; their interaction with one another Read the rest of this entry »
Learning from the pros is the best way to find out the latest agricultural practices. Many professional farmers rely on studies and scientific evidence to help them increase their productivity. A host of universities invest millions in studying ways to make farms more productive and provide this information It is also essential to pay close attention to the market trends in order to be successful. Organic farming is just one of the new waves and promises to be a major player in the future. Finding organic Read the rest of this entry »
There are two ways for people to prepare for agricultural careers. One such way is to attend a college and earn a degree. The other way is to obtain on-the-job training. While either one of these methods can help prepare people for a career in agriculture, formal education often helps graduates find high-paying jobs.
If people choose to earn a degree in agriculture, they have many options to choose among. They can choose to major in such things as crop and soil development, agricultural business management, herd management, or animal science. If students do not know Read the rest of this entry »
Do you dread the thought of spending your working life in an office? That might be one of the reasons you want a career in agriculture. But how exactly do you go about getting the career you want?
Your best option is college. Two and four-year degrees are available in agriculture, and a degree will make it easier to get a job once you’re out of school.
Because agriculture is such a huge industry, some folks are not sure what they want to specialize in. If Read the rest of this entry »