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Employers of Agriculture majors in MD

Agricultural engineers—also known as biological and agricultural engineers—work on a variety of activities. These activities range from aquaculture (raising food, such as fish, that thrive in water) to land farming to forestry; from developing biofuels to improving conservation; from planning animal environments to finding better ways to process food. Agricultural engineers work much of the time in offices. They also spend time at a variety of worksites, both indoors and outdoors, traveling to agricultural settings to see that equipment and machinery are functioning according to both the manufacturers’ instructions and federal and state regulations. Agricultural engineers must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in agricultural engineering or biological engineering. Employers also value practical experience, so cooperative-education engineering programs at universities are valuable as well. The median annual wage for agricultural engineers was $74,000 in May 2012. Employment of agricultural engineers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Agricultural engineers are pursuing new areas related to agriculture, such as high-tech applications to agricultural products, water resource management, and alternative energies.

Agricultural Engineers
Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.

Agricultural Inspectors
Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

Soil and Plant Scientists
Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth. May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Agricultural Comm
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Weights and Measures
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Marketing Anml IND&cnsmr Srvcs
East Coast Fresh Cuts, Inc.
East Coast Fresh Cuts
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Plant Industries and Pest MGT
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Domestic Marketing Services
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Network Specialist
Stoltzfus Plant Farm
Angelica Nurseries, Inc.
Wilkins-Rogers Incorporated
Washington Quality Foods
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Mda
Worm Brothers, LLC
Worm Bros
Moon Nurseries, Inc.
3330 Wilkens Avenue Operations LLC
Caton Manor
West Coast Mushrooms, LLC
Maryland Irrigation
Maryland Irrigation
Perdue Farms Inc.
Salisbury Feed & Grain Zcr
County of Caroline
Caroline Public Works
Catcotin Mountain Growers, Inc.
Chesapeake Center
Exterior Design, Inc.
Perennial Farm, The
American Turf Inc
American Turf Irrgation Ldscpg
United States Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Library
R. D. Bowman & Sons, Incorporated
J T Patton & Sons Inc
Patton, J T & Sons Turf Farms
Quality Grains Trading Company
William E Babikow & Sons Inc
Babikow Greenhouses
Frank's Garden Center Companies, Inc
Frank's Garden Center
Walnut Springs Nursery, Inc.
Central Sod Farms of Maryland, Inc.
E Wesley Cohee
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Office Resources Conservation
Tidal Creek Growers, Inc.
Tidal Creek Growers
Waverly Farm, LLC
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Wholesale Produce Mkt
Mark-Lang, Inc.
Kilby's Inc
Floyd W Price Farm LLC
Goose Valley Outfitting
Lippy Brothers Farms
Holly Hill Farms Inc
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Forest Pest Management Dept
Tidal Creek Growers, Inc.
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Aquaculture Advisory Committee
Woodland Nursery Inc
Maryland Department of Agriculture
State Agency
Two Farms, Inc.
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Grading Svcs Egg Inspect
Wings Landing Farms LLC
Clark's Elioak Farm
One Straw Farm LLC
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