Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists provide assistance and advice to farmers on all aspects of farm management, cultivation, fertilization, harvesting, soil erosion and composition, disease prevention, nutrition, crop rotation and marketing. They are employed by businesses, institutions and governments that assist the farming community, or they may be self-employed. (N.O.C Occupation Description
National Occupational Classification - an overview of the occupation in Canada
O*NET Online - detailed occupational information (U.S.)
A Day in the Life: Territory Sales Assistant - Summer Student profile from Talent Egg Canada
Your Life - Your Agriculture - career video from Agriculture in the Classroom
Career Mentor profile - U of M alumnus, Landscape Resource Specialist
The Academic Calendar outlines program admission and graduation requirements. Use the links on the left of the Calendar to navigate to a specific faculty and program. You should also speak with an Academic Advisor about program requirements and to plan your academic goals.
University of Manitoba
Faculty and Department Homepages
Visit the faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and approval process, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities.
Exploring Other Education Options
Labour Market Information
Labour market information informs users of supply and demand for specific occupations and sectors. It includes such things as salary and job outlook information. These resources support informed career decision making and job search efforts.
Working in Canada - Canada Job Bank: Explore Careers
Occupational Outlook Handbook- Job outlook for the U.S.
Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils
Date modified: August 2017