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Agricultural
Communications
Farm News Reporter
Farm News Editor
Farm Radio-TV Broadcaster
Photographer
Market News Reporter
Farm Magazine Reporter
Public Relations Representative
Agriculture Publisher
Visual Aid Specialist
Teacher
Extension Specialist
Agricultural Advertising Specialist
Trade Association Representative
Newspapers
Broadcasting Companies
Publishing Companies
Advertising Agencies
Public Relations Companies
Farm Journal
Successful Farming
AgriFinance
Prairie Farmer
AgDay
Agricultural
Economics
Grain Merchandiser
Grain Broker
Food Broker
Professional Farm Manager
Ag. Credit Representative
Commodity Merchandiser
Market Analyst
Sales/Sales Manager
Financial Analyst
Ag. Statistician
Tech Sales Representative
Computer Analyst
Management Specialist
Farm and Land Appraiser
Operations Manager
Food Store Manager
Food Distribution Manager
Transportation Manager
Commodity Broker
Sales Representative
Financial Representative
Farm Management Specialist
Resource Economist
Consultant
Teacher Researcher
Extension Specialist
Public Relations Specialist
Marketing Advisor
Ag. Policy Analyst
Investment Analyst
Tax Consultant
Community Development Specialist
Technical Service Representative
Insurance Agent
Credit Examiner
Grain Companies
Commercial Bank Institutions
Cooperative Credit Institutions
Food Manufacturers
Commodity Brokers
USDA
Federal Agencies
State Governments
Local Governments
Farm Supply Farms
Investment Firms
Private Business
Farm Organizations
Chemical Companies
Insurance Companies
Accounting Firms
Marketing Services
Packaging Firms
Computer Software Firms
ADM
Bunge Corporation
Continental Grain
Cargill, Inc.
Pillsbury, Inc.
Kraft, Inc.
Jewel Foods
General Mills
Farm Credit Services
Prudential Insurance
Chicago Board of Trade
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
John Hancock Insurance Co.
Capital Development Services
USDA - Statistical Reporting Service
Purina Mills
Farm Credit Administration
Iowa Grain
ConAgra
USDA - Market News Division
Doane Marketing Research
Peavey Co.
Agricultural
Education
Teacher
Cooperative Extension Advisor
Production Manager
Soil Conservationist
Greenhouse/Florist Manager
Environmental/Wildlife Specialist
Education Specialist
Educational Supervisor
Sales Representative
Loan Officer
Farm Management
Secondary Schools
Area Vocational Centers
Community Colleges
Cooperative Extension Services
Government Agencies
Farm Credit System
Banks
Private Business
All Areas of Agribusiness
Secondary Schools
Cooperative Extension Service
Community Colleges
Agricultural
Engineering
Food Engineer
Machine Design Engineer
Bioprocessing Engineer
Structural Engineer
Irrigation Engineer
Sanitary/Waste Handling
Engineer
Consultant
Technical Sales
Product Manager
Project Engineer
Plant Supervisor
Facilities Engineer
Sales Representative
Service Representative
Machinery Manufacturing Firms
Food Processors
Agricultural and Commercial
Builders
Grain Companies
Farm Supply Companies
Farm Equipment Manufacturers
SCS, USDA, EPA, Army Corps
of Engineers & Other Government Agencies
Natural Resources Conservation
Groups
Deere & Co.
Caterpillar
Morton Buildings
Purina Mills
ADM
Cargill, Inc.
Kraft, Inc.
General Mills
Moorman Manufacturing
SCS, USDA, EPA
Ford Motor Company
Agronomy/Soils Agronomist
Crop Specialist
Soil Scientist
Ag. Chemical Sales Rep.
Fertilizer Sales Rep.
Custom Spray Operator
Plant Breeder
Plant Geneticist
Environmental Specialist
Land Use Specialist
Soil Conservationist
Soil Surveyor
Farm Supply Representative
Crop Scout
Crop Production Analyst
Teacher
Researcher
Extension Specialist
Ag. Chemical Companies
Seed Companies
Consulting Firms
Food Processors
USDA
Federal Agencies
State Governments
County Governments
Farm Supply Distributors
Universities
Soil Laboratories
Appraisal Firms
Insurance Companies
DuPont Ag. Chemical
Dow Chemical
CIBA
ICI America
Elanco
Pioneer Seed
Pfizer
Asgrow Seed Co.
Soil Conservation Service
Crop Production Services
Monsanto
Animal Sciences Livestock Production Manager
(Swine, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Sheep)
Animal Health Product Sales
Feed Sales/Management
Livestock Equipment Sales/Mgt.
Livestock Procurement
Field Representative
Consultant
A.I. Breeding Technician
Livestock Feedlot Operator
Research or Lab Technician
Public Relations Specialist
Market Forecaster
Sales
Technical Representative
Teacher
Researcher
Extension Specialist
Livestock Marketing Specialist
Housing & Environmental
Quality Specialist
Livestock Insurance Rep.
Animal Scientist
Food/Meat Product Development
Farm Management
Stable Management
Market Reporter
Self Employed
Feed Companies
Animal Health Firms
Livestock Equipment Companies
Commercial Feed Lots
Food/Meat Processing Companies
Universities
Private Research Firms
Breeding Firms
Marketing Firms
Insurance Companies
Stockyards
Purebred Breed Associations
Poultry Processors
Community Colleges
Stables
Racetracks
Zoos
Radio/TV Stations
Veterinary Supply Companies
Livestock Publications
Cargill, Inc., Feed Division
Central Soya
Excel
Upjohn Company
Eli Lilly & Co.
Farmland Industries
Continental Grain Co.
Moorman Mfg. Co.
Tyson Foods
Pfizer
National Cattlemen's Assoc.
American Dairy Assoc.
Purina Mills
Drover's Journal
Nutrena Feeds
Abbott Labs
Food Sciences Food Product Research & Development
Quality Assurance
Food Chemist
Product Development
Food Microbiologist
Food Engineer
Food Manufacturing
Tech Sales Representative
Tech Service Representative
Food Researcher
Teacher
Extension Specialist
Process Engineer
Systems Designer
Food Processing Companies
Food Manufacturing Companies
Educational Institutions
Food Distribution and Marketing
Food Brokerage Firms
Consulting Firms
Commercial Labs
Breweries
Pet Food Companies
Fats and Oil Processing
Sugar Refineries
Private Research Firms
Food Equipment Manufacturers
Quality Assurance
Kraft
IBP
Proctor & Gamble
Frito Lay
Excel
Oscar Mayer
Pillsbury, Inc.
Kellogg
Quaker Oats
Campbell Soups Co.
H.J. Heinz
Borden, Inc.
Coca Cola Co.
Hershey Foods
Dean Foods
General Mills
General Foods
Anheuser Busch
Archer Daniels Midland
Nabisco
Ralston Purina
Forestry Research forester Soil conservationist
Naturalist
Surveyor
Geographic Information Systems specialist
Wildlife manager
Recreation manager
Timber procurement forester,
Landowner assistance forester
Wood utilization forester
Mill manager
Hydrologist
Land manager
Environmental scientist
City agencies
Colleges, universities, and research laboratories
Federal agencies
Forest products companies
Non-profit organizations
 
Horticulture Greenhouse Manager
Floral Crop Growers
Floral Crop Marketer
Floral Designer
Floral Shop Manager
Seed and Bulb Sales
Seed and Bulb Marketer
Nursery Worker
Nursery Manager
Plant Propagator
Nursery Sales Representative
Nursery Inspector
Landscape Contractor
Landscape Designer
Garden Center Manager
Arborist
Urban Horticulturist
Park Horticulturist
Park Manager
Golf Course Superintendent
Home and Commercial Lawn
Care Manager
Sod Grower
Fruit and Vegetable Grower
Quality Control Specialist
Teacher
Researcher
Extension Specialist
Plant Breeder
Gardener
Retail and Wholesale Sales
Fertilizer Sales Representative
Chemical Sales Representative
Commercial Greenhouse
Bedding Plant Producers
Commercial Florists
Seed Companies
Commercial Nurseries
Landscape Contractors
Garden Centers
Arboretums
Botanical Gardens
Park Districts
Golf Courses
Commercial Lawn Care Companies
Consulting Firms
Commercial Fruit Growers
Commercial Vegetable Growers
Wholesale Produce Distributors
University, Colleges and
High Schools
USDA
Research Parks
Cooperative Extension Services
Horticultural Supply Companies
Mid America Growers
Asgrow Seed Co.
Burpee Seed Company
Northrup King Seed
Jackson & Perkins Roses
Chemlawn