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Potential Career Paths

Career Opportunities for Agricultural Science Graduates
Some graduates combine the general agriculture background from this major with journalism for a career in agricultural communications. A combination of agriculture and government, languages, education, or one of many other fields might lead to a career with private firms in international trade and marketing or in government organizations with worldwide responsibilities.

This major can help prepare you for careers in agricultural and natural resource-related sales and/or public relations; food, agricultural and natural resource commodity groups; agricultural finance; governmental and conservation agencies; cooperative extension; land use and appraisal; and international agriculture agencies.

Careers of some Agricultural Science Graduates

Jennifer Cary, a 2006 graduate with a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences, works with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resource Conservation Services in Colorado as a soil conservation technician.

Neil Imes, a 2004 graduate with a bachelor's degree in agricultural science, is a resource specialist with the Perry County Conservation District, where he administers the erosion and Sedimentation Control and Dirt/Gravel Road programs within the county.

Jeremy Dobbin, a 1998 graduate with a bachelor's degree in agricultural science, is agricultural loan assistant for Gratz National Bank.