Sales representatives specializing in agricultural equipment, ag systems, or precision agriculture technology optimize retail sales of their products to an assigned territory.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in business, agricultural business, agriculture, marketing, or agricultural systems is most often preferred to be a sales representative – equipment and ag systems.
To pursue a career as a Sales Representative – Equipment and Ag Systems:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, agricultural mechanics, business courses, computer courses, and mathematics.
Sales representatives in agricultural equipment and ag systems most often work for agricultural equipment manufacturers and dealerships or ag systems manufacturers and dealers.
Future Job Market/Outlook
The future outlook for a sales representative in ag equipment and ag systems will be good over the next five years.
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