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10 Available Jobs in the Agri-Food Sector

Besides day-to-day farm duties, there are plenty of career fields that are necessary for agriculture to thrive in Canada, and these are just ten of them:

  1. Research and Development
  2. Plant and Animal Genetics
  3. Plan and Animal Health
  4. Food Science and Agriculture Engineering
  5. Microbiology and Biotechnology
  6. Environment, Conservation, Ecology, Stewardship
  7. Financial services and computer programming
  8. Marketing, Advertising, and Communications
  9. Government, Policy, and Regulations
  10. Food processing, distribution, and retail

Fast Fact:

The agricultural online job board AgCareers.com released its 2012 agribusiness job outlook report and found that 66 percent of jobs posted to the site required a bachelor’s degree.10