Excel in Agricultural Management, Policy, Marketing, and More
The B.S. in Agribusiness from Greenville University prepares students for success in a variety of agriculture-related industries. When you finish your degree, you will be qualified for agribusiness careers in management, marketing, policy, quality control, and more.
- Agriculture and related industries provide 11% of U.S. employment
- America’s farms contributed $132.8 billion to the GDP in 2017
- $67,950 average salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers
As the sector continues to grow, employers in agribusiness firms will need trained leaders with specialized business and agricultural expertise. With Greenville, you will learn these skills and more, graduating with the knowledge and experience to create innovative solutions to the challenges of modern farming.
Industry data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Agricultural managers oversee operations for ranches, farms, orchards, and other establishments. They might manage one or several locations within the same region, working on behalf of corporations, farmers, and landowners. Agricultural managers also hire teams to carry out production processes, allocate budgets, and manage property maintenance.
Agricultural Real Estate Appraiser
Agricultural real estate appraisers determine the value of farms and other property for sale. They research property values for agricultural real estate in the region and carry out inspections to evaluate the worth of crops and machinery. These specialized appraisers also make recommendations about the cost per acre, building value, and more.
Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.com.
Additional agribusiness careers include:
- Crop producer
- Grain and livestock buyer
- Marketing manager
- Market research analyst
- Policy analyst
- Quality control manager
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Become an Effective Leader in Agribusiness
When you complete this program, you’ll be able to:
- Effectively manage colleagues, employees, and clients in ever-changing domestic and international business environments.
- Synthesize goals, teamwork, and leadership activities built upon a meaningful business vision and strategy.
- Analyze agricultural trends and integrate them into effective, profitable management decisions.
- Evaluate organizational strengths and weaknesses using proven financial and operational analytical tools.
- Efficiently communicate plans, issues, and progress to any stakeholder with a broad array of technology using written, spoken, and digital techniques.
Greenville University is here to support you during your program and after graduation.
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