There is a Strong Job Outlook

Plant Health Management encompasses sustainable agriculture, biotechnology, food science, environmental science and natural resource management, with a strong job outlook in all areas.  Emerging technologies in biobased materials and energy, and growing trends in organic agriculture and locally grown foods are also shaping workforce needs.  View > Bureau of Labor Statistics (Agricultural and Food Scientists)

53,500 qualified graduates will be available for about 54,400 jobs annually the agricultural and food systems, renewable energy and the environment
View  USDA report > 

News article, "The horticulture industry's age problem is bigger than you think" by Adrian Higgins, Aug. 5, 2018, Washington Post 

Article, "Best Career Options in Agriculture" The Balance Careers, 2019

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New Areas of Opportunity

Trends in small-scale, local food production and organic farming are creating new business opportunities.  Invasive species and new, emerging pests will require professionals with specialized expertise to address these challenges.

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