Sales Representatives for food, seed, feed, and fuel market their certain product to different companies within the agricultural sector including producers, suppliers, and dealers. To be able to do so, they are given a certain territory to work within.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in agricultural business or agricultural major that relates to the product you are representing i.e. agronomy, animal, poultry, horticulture, etc.
To pursue a career as a Sales Representatives:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics/economics, biology, chemistry, botany.
Commodity supply companies, seed production companies, chemical/fertilizer distributors, animal processing and health companies, equipment dealerships, there are also some opportunities to be self-employed.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
The future outlook for Sales Representatives is projected to be excellent.
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