Farming and Ranching

 

 

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Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers operate establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.  A very thorough resource for starting farmers and other agricultural businesses is available at: http://www.sba.gov/content/agriculture.

Below is the job description from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but there many categories of farming and ranching, including urban farming and gardening.

Job Postings from Farm and Ranch Jobs.com can be found below.  Link to job postings.

Occupation

Job Duties

ENTRY-LEVEL EDUCATION

2010 MEDIAN PAY

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural   Managers

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.

High school diploma or equivalent

$60,750

Successful farmers will tell you that there is no better life than being a farmer. Farmers take good care of the land and water for future generations. Physical work helps farm families stay healthy. Farmers work together with their neighbors to build strong, close knit communities. Farmers feed families, individuals, and communities who may be close by or located throughout the world.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Agricultural Workers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/farming-fishing-and-forestry/home.htm

 

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