Leadership role for the management of research station operations such as animal agriculture, plant breeding, research, crop/seed production, and product development.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture, crop science or soil science or animal science.
To pursue a career as a research station manager:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics, biology, chemistry, Spanish, business courses and computer courses.
Where can I work?
Universities that are part of the Land-Grant System and some companies have research farms or facilities where they can test their products and conduct research.
Future Job Market/Outlook
The job outlook for a research station manager will be good over the next five years.
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