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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Agriculture?

Agriculture is the science of growing crops and raising livestock. It involves planting, cultivating, fertilizing, harvesting, processing, and distributing fruits, vegetables, and nursery stock.


Areas of Focus

Agricultural Production, Agricultural Business, Agronomy, Soil Science, Animal Production

 

Career Titles

Agriculture Engineer
Animal Scientist
Biologist
Cattle Farmer
Cooperative Extension Agent
Educator
Farm Equipment Mechanic
Feed Store Operator
Florist
Horticulturist
Landscape Gardener
Nursery Manager
Physiologist
Soil Physicists Agronomist
Biochemist
Botanist
Chemical Lab Technician
Dairy Farmer
Entomologist
Farmer
Fish Farmer
Food Scientist
Laboratory Assistant
Microbiologist
Parasitologist
Soil Conservationist
Veterinarian

 

Career Related Websites

United States Forest Service

American Society of Agricultural Engineers

National Association of Agricultural Educators

US Fish and Wildlife Service