Agriculture Representatives, Consultants & Specialists (2123)

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

Occupational Profile

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

Agricultural Specialist -Agrologist -Agronomist - Career profiles from ECO.ca

Career Mentor profile - U of M alumnus, Landscape Resource Specialist

Education 

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

Academic Calendar

 

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.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences homepage

Exploring Other Education Options

College & University Programs (U.S.)

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

Alberta Learning Information Services 

Occupational Outlook Handbook- Job outlook for the U.S.

Professional Associations

Manitoba Institute of Agrologists

Canadian Association of Farm Advisors

Canadian Consulting Agrologists Association

Canadian Agricultural Economics Association

Canadian Agri-Marketing Association - Manitoba Chapter

International Farm Management Association

Directories, Industry Associations, and Sector Councils

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture Canada Online

Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council

Canadian Society of Agronomy

Canadian Farm Business Management Council

Crop Science Society of America

Canadian Society of Soil Science

Canadian Society of Animal Science

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

Soil Science Society of America

Job Boards

Career Resources - from the American Society of Agronomy

Agricultural Institute of Canada  - Job Board


Other Links

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

 

Date modified: August 2017