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Bureau of Labor and Statistics
The following information about Agriculture careers can be found on the Bureau of Labor and Statistics website. Click on the link above for information on the Agriculture industry.
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
The median pay for agricultural and food science technicians was $41,970 in 2020. Employment is projected to grow 4% from 2019 to 2029.
Agricultural and Food Scientists
The median pay for agricultural and food scientists was $68,830 in 2020. Employment is projected to grow 6% from 2019 to 2029.
The median pay for agricultural engineers was $84,410 in 2020. Employment is projected to grow 2% from 2019 to 2029.
The median pay for agricultural workers in 2020 was $28,900. Employment is expected to increase 1% from 2019-2029.
The median annual wage for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers was $68,090 in 2020. Employment is expected to decrease 6% from 2019-2029.
American Sheep Industry
The national organization representing the interests of more than 88,000 sheep producers in the United States.
American Society for Horticultural Science
Provide research to keep fruit, vegetable, turf, and orchard crop producers competitive and sustainable.
American Society of Agronomy (ASA)
Numerous information resources from ASA with links to the Crop Society of America, Soil Society of America, Certified Crop Advisers, and Agronomic Science Foundation.
Founded in 1938, considered the oldest sustainable agriculture non-profit in North America.
From Grace Communications Foundation. Develops innovative strategies to increase public awareness about the industrial food system and advocate for sustainable alternatives.
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
An alliance of grassroots organizations that advocate for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources and rural communities.