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					     Agriculture Careers
Original PowerPoint Created by Miss Stacy Huerta
             For AGED 410, Fall 2001
    Modified by Georgia Agriculture Education
                Curriculum Office
                   June, 2002
    Eight Major Career Areas
•Production Agriculture
•Agriculture Mechanics
•Agriculture Sales & Service
•Agriculture Processing
•Forestry    •Horticulture
•Rural Recreation & Natural Resources
•Agriculture Marketing & Business Management
    Production Agriculture
Raising
* Field Crops
* Poultry
* Fruit
* Vegetables
* Livestock
Agriculture Mechanics
          Involves
          * Planning & Constructing
              Buildings
          * Machinery Maintenance
          * Welding
          * Electrical Work &
            Plumbing
Agriculture Sales & Service
Involves Occupations
such as:
* Veterinarian
* Ag Commissioner
* Equipment Dealers
* Feed Dealers
* Ag Flying
Agriculture Processing
            Involves processing
            and distributing
            food
            * Examples include:
                Butchers
                Plant Workers
                Egg Processing
          Horticulture
Involves
* Landscaping
* Floriculture
* Turf Management
* Nursery Management
Forestry
      Involves
      * Producing &
        Harvesting Timber
      * Managing Forests
      * Reforestation
      Rural Recreation &
      Natural Resources
Involves
* Working with
  renewable
resources
 Examples:
   Wildlife
   Water & Soil
Agriculture Marketing &
Business Management
             Involves
             * Business Economics
             * Developing Markets
             * Successful Marketing
      What’s In Your Area
Depends on 3 different factors
• Population
• Climate
• Consumer Demand
 What’s Right For You?

What areas interest you?
          Where to look…
•   Teachers
•   Friends
•   Family
•   Industry
•   Newspaper
 How To Contact People
• Phone
• Letter
• Word of Mouth
• Email
Resume’ Writing
Cover Letter
               Required of You
A resume and cover letter in the style shown on the
previous slides.
Resume requirements
– You are applying for an agriculturally related position e.g.
  Livestock Manager, HVAC technician, electrician, etc. ***It is
  your job to research the salaries, education needed, etc.***
– Length: One full page of Information
– Neatness, coherence, and style similar to that of the example
  from class.
– Point Value 50 points
                Required of You
Cover letter in the style mentioned in class, (HINT use the web to
find examples, but don’t plagiarize)
It should reflect your application and resume’ (you should be
applying for the same job on each form)
Length: ¾ of a page
Neatness, coherence, English grammar correctness, spelling
Cover letter point value: 50 points
BOTH DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE TYPED IF NOT TYPED YOU
WILL LOSE 25 POINTS ON EACH ASSIGNMENT
The two assignments together will make up a major grade.

				
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