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Bureau of Labor and Statistics
The following information about Sustainable Agriculture careers can be found on the Bureau of Labor and Statistics website. Click on the link above for more jobs/wages.
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
The median pay for agricultural and food science technicians was $41,230 in 2019. Employment is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028.
Agricultural and Food Scientists
The median pay for agricultural and food scientists was $65,160 in 2019. Employment is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028.
The median pay for agricultural engineers was $80,720 in 2019. Employment is projected to grow 5 percent from 2018 to 2028.
The median pay for agricultural workers in 2019 was $25,840. Employment is expected to remain steady from 2018-2028.
The median annual wage for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers was $71,160 in 2019. Employment is expected to remain steady between 2018-2028.
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.