An agriculture salesperson is responsible for the sale of agricultural products and services, and locating and developing new client relationships. Job responsibilities of an agriculture salesperson include selling a variety of agriculture products, locating possible new clients, ensuring that orders are in stock and will be fulfilled, advising customers on installation and layout of equipment, negotiating sale prices, demonstrating the product or service being sold, recommending changes in procedures to customers, and preparing business transaction reports.
A bachelor's degree in agriculture, agribusiness or a related field is required to be an agriculture salesperson. Helpful job skills include strong communication skills (both verbal and written), charisma, ability to persuade and negotiate, active listening, good organizational skills, self-motivation, ability to work without supervision, good problem solving skills, and ability to think critically and offer improvements and recommendations to clients. The future job market outlook for an agriculture salesperson is strong and increasing.