Agricultural Scientist

Agricultural Scientists study commercial plants, animals and cultivation techniques to enhance the productivity of farms and agricultural industries.

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    Overview

    Agricultural Scientists study commercial plants, animals and cultivation techniques to enhance the productivity of farms and agricultural industries.

    Day-to-day

    • studies the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth, animal breeding, and the growth and health of forest trees
    • studies the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on animal, crop and forest production
    • develops procedures and techniques for solving agricultural or horticultural problems and improving the efficiency of production.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors

    To become an Agricultural Scientist

    • You need a bachelor degree in agricultural science or another related field to work as an Agricultural Scientist. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

      Find a Bachelor of Agricultural Science

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