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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry – Job Summaries

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry – Job Summaries

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry

Employment in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations is projected to show little or no change from 2019 to 2029. Projected increases in some agricultural worker occupations and for fishing and hunting workers will be offset by declines in logging occupations. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2020).

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Agricultural Engineer

Agricultural engineers solve problems concerning power supplies, machine efficiency, the use of structures and facilities, pollution and environmental issues, and the storage and processing of agricultural products.

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Agricultural Extension Supervisor

Agricultural workers maintain crops and tend to livestock.

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Farmer

Agricultural workers maintain crops and tend to livestock.

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Fishing and Hunting Workers

Fishing and hunting workers catch and trap various types of animal life.

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Forest and Conservation Technicians

Forest and conservation workers measure and improve the quality of forests.

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