2008: Top Ten Ag-Related Job Openings

January 7, 2009 06:00 PM

Sara Muri, Top Producer Business & Crops Online Editor

AgCareers.com, an online job board and human resource service provider for agriculture, food, natural resources and biotechnology, recently released their Top Ten Career Types for 2008.
The list includes:
Top 10 Industry Types
  1. Agronomy
  2. Crop Protection/Chemicals
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Equipment/Machinery
  5. Grain
  6. Seed
  7. Dairy
  8. Food/Hospitality
  9. Beef
  10. Feed

Top 10 Career Types
  1. Sales
  2. Management/Manager
  3. Production
  4. Marketing
  5. Operations
  6. Agronomist
  7. Engineering
  8. Research Scientist
  9. Financial Services
  10. Merchandiser/Trader/Broker
Information from AgCareers.com says agronomy sales, production and operation management positions and research scientists were all frequently posted last year.
The lists were generated by job postings on AgCareers.com throughout North American during 2008.

You can e-mail Sara Muri at smuri@farmjournal.com.

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