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Learn about the Industry

What jobs and careers are there in food and agriculture? The following resources highlight the various areas of the food and agriculture industry and demonstrate the diverse types of jobs that are available.

AgExplorer - Resources by the National FFA Organization

Agribusiness Systems

Connect the business world and agriculture with a variety of diverse careers.

Agricultural Education

Prepare students to be successful in their agricultural professions.

Animal Systems

Work directly with animals or with products that come from animals.

Biotechnology Systems

Enhance plants, animals and microorganisms to help solve global issues.

Environmental Service Systems

Combine science and engineering to make Earth a cleaner and healthier place.

Food Products & Processing Systems

Work with the physical, chemical and biological make-up of foods.

Natural Resources Systems

Develop, maintain and manage Earth's natural environments.

Plant Systems

Understand plants and explore how they impact our world.

Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Apply technology and science while working with equipment.

Career Finder

Career Finder | AgExplorer

Take the Career Finder Assessment to determine options for pathways that fit your interests and skills.

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Michigan Agriculture

Michigan Blueberries: Processing

Video by MSU Extension.

Michigan Cherries: Shaken, Not Stirred

Video by MSU Extension.

Michigan Floriculture: Cultivating Beauty

Video by MSU Extension.

Michigan Pickles are the Real Dill

Video by MSU Extension.