Agronomy Sales and Management are responsible for providing support and knowledge of their agronomic products to customers. Their main goal is to sell those products either to retail or wholesale outlets. They also oversee new staff and train them in while being responsible for their own territorial sales.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in agronomy, crop science, soil science, biology or a related field, such as horticulture, plant physiology or environmental science is required to become a agronomy sales person. You may also have a degree in agricultural business with a background or minor in a more agronomic related field.
To pursue a career in Agronomy Sales:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, a focus on science (particularly earth science, chemistry, biology) and mathematics and physics.
Employed by seed companies, crop protection companies and cooperatives.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
The current and future job market will be good for agronomy sales positions for those with increased training, and success.
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