Agriculture in the 21st century doesn't bear much resemblance to the idyllic farm life of days gone by. Faced with business, scientific and technical booms, today's farmer must acquire significant credentials to remain competitive. This section offers an extensive listing of specializations and continuing education opportunities - from soil science to farm management - along with the best ways to achieve those educational goals.
Agricultural Industry Licensing and Certification
- Licensing and Certification
Opportunities in Agriculture
Individuals earning this designation have attained the pinnacle of industry education and training, according to standards established by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
- Agricultural Industry Training and
While some scientific disciplines related to the agriculture industry require four-year degrees, other advanced credentials are available through professional organizations and continuing education programs. The sections below explore specific procedures toward obtaining such certifications - including those described above - accessible to virtually any eligible farm-business owner.