Agricultural Workers Career Video

Agricultural workers need physical strength and stamina to keep up with their tasks, but they also need technical skills and strong teamwork. These workers maintain crops and tend to livestock, under the supervision of farmers and ranchers. Although some agricultural workers do all types of work around a farm, many focus on a few tasks. […]

Agricultural Inspector Career Video

Agricultural inspectors ensure that farming, logging, and fishing operations comply with laws and quality standards. They enforce the government regulations that keep consumers safe and healthy, and train workers so they can better follow regulations. Agricultural inspectors monitor many different processes. For example, in meat production, inspectors may review a cattle farm’s waste disposal procedures, […]

Agricultural science careers – A day in the work life of an agricultural field representative

My name is Jo Booth. I am an area manager and sales agronomist for Pioneer Brand Products and I cover the region of Wairarapa and Tararua. A typical day really depends what time of the season it is. Right now, we’re coming to the end of May silage season so a typical day for me […]

Agricultural and Food Science Technician Career Video

Advances in food and agriculture science are designed to bring healthier conditions and better production value for crops and farm animals and result in new—or better food on our tables. Agricultural and food science technicians help scientists in these fields to conduct research, run lab tests, and keep records. Their specific duties differ: Agricultural technicians […]

Nursery and Greenhouse Manager Career Video

Nursery and greenhouse managers oversee growing environments for plants used in landscaping and gardening. They manage the production of everything from trees and shrubs to flowers, vegetables, and the turf used to patch lawns. These managers have an unusual combination of activity, as their work includes working outside and with their hands, managing people, and […]