Agribusiness management/ Agricultural economics

 Agribusiness management/ Agricultural economics

Agribusiness management/ Agricultural economics

Definition

Agriculture conducted in commercial terms

 

Career description

Oversee the business operations of a farm by providing leadership and organization during the production process. From contacting creditors to selecting seeds for the planting season and buying new farming equipment, it is their responsibility to ensure that the production and distribution of produce, grain or livestock abides by government and environmental regulations at the best rate of profit. <study.com>

http://study.com/articles/Agricultural_Business_Manager_Job_Description_and_Information_About_a_Career_in_Agricultural_Business_Management.html

 

Jobs directly related to the degree

  • Farm Appraiser
  • Agricultural Policy Analyst
  • Farm Manager
  • Crop Producer
  • Grain and Livestock Buyer
  • Market Analyst
  • Quality Controller
  • Marketing Head
  • Financer

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Websites

http://www.africaag.org/

http://www.bunge.com/

 

People/Organisation

Tiger Brands, RCL Foods, Tongaat-Hulett, Pioneer Foods Group, Clover Holdings, Nestle, John Deere, George Washington Carver

 

Bursaries

Nedbank, ABSA, Mayoral, Potatoes SA, The Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fishery, SASCP, IDC, NEET, Mondi, SAPPI

http://bursaries-southafrica.co.za/bursaries-in-agriculture/

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