About The Industry
Do you enjoy working with plants and animals? Interested in working to conserve natural resources or protect the environment? This industry includes careers in the planning, production, processing, management, distribution, and marketing of agricultural products, including food, plants, animals, fabrics, wood, and crops. Careers in the agriculture, food, and natural resources industry involve working with plants, animals, and the environment. Many of the occupations in this industry typically require a high school diploma or equivalent, although specific designations range from less than a high school diploma and short-term on-the-job training for nonfarm animal caretakers to a doctoral or professional degree for animal scientists.