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The program definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education's Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP): Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations. (CIP Code #01)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Agriculture Business and Management; Animal Sciences; Plant Sciences; Food Science and Technology. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Agriculture and Related, Norman Bourlaug
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Norman Borlaug (1909-1999)
American agronomist, humanitarian, and Nobel laureate
George Washington Carver (1809-1899)
American scientist, botanist, educator and inventor
Eli Whitney (1709-1799)
American farmer, inventor of the cotton gin in 1794

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Farmers and Ranchers: $49,140
Farm, Ranch, and Agricultural Managers: $62,400
Purchasing Agents, Farm Products: $58,760
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, & Applicators: $31,210

Floral Designers: $24,510
Agricultural and Food Scientists: $64,610
Microbiologists: $70,150
Biochemists and Biophysicists: $88,450

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • Agricultural Public Services, Other.
    (NEW) Any instructional program in general agricultural sciences and related services not listed above.
  • Animal Sciences.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 01.0901- 01.0999. (Moved from 02.02 Series)
  • AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES.
    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.
  • Agriculture, General.
    (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 01.0000.
  • Agriculture, General.
    A program that focuses on the general principles and practice of agricultural research and production and that may prepare individuals to apply this knowledge to the solution of practical agricultural problems. Includes instruction in basic animal, plant, and soil science; animal husbandry and plant cultivation; soil conservation; and agricultural operations such as farming, ranching, and agricultural business. (Moved from 02.0101)
  • Agricultural Business and Management.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 01.0101-01.0199.
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General.
    A general program that focuses on modern business and economic principles involved in the organization, operation, and management of agricultural enterprises.
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
    A program that prepares individuals to manage agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations within diversified corporations. Includes instruction in agriculture, agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, finance, marketing, planning, human resources management, and other managerial responsibilities.
  • Agricultural Economics.
    A program that focuses on the application of economics to the analysis of resource allocation, productivity, investment, and trends in the agricultural sector, both domestically and internationally. Includes instruction in economics and related subfields as well as applicable agricultural fields.
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management.
    A program that prepares individuals to manage farms, ranches, and similar enterprises. Includes instruction in applicable agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, taxation, capitalization, purchasing, government programs and regulations, operational planning and budgeting, contracts and negotiation, and estate planning.
 
 
 

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