A Custom Applicator makes sure that spray equipment is working properly and applies pesticides or fertilizer in fields.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associate’s degree is not required but would enhance the opportunity to obtain the job.
To pursue a career as a Custom Applicator:
The following high school courses are recommended:agricultural education, science, biology, chemistry, mathematics and business.
Employed by seed companies, crop protection companies, cooperatives, large farms, or you may be self-employed.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
The current and future job market will be good for custom applicators.
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