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Employers of Agriculture majors in SD

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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National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
South Dakota Wheat Growers Association
Sdwgsd Miller
Rockport Hutterian Brethren, Inc
Rockport Colony
Grass Ranch Hutterian Brethren, Inc
Grass Ranch Colony
Glendale Hutterian Brethren, Inc
Glendale Colony
Deerfield Hutterian Brethren Inc
Deerfield School
Tschetter Hutterian Brethern Farming Inc
Tschetter Colony
United States Department of Agriculture
USDA Service Center
Greenwood Hutterian Brethren Inc
Greenwood Colony
Blumengard Hutterian Brethren Inc
Blumengard Colony
Red Willow Hutterian Brethren, Inc.
United States Department of Agriculture
USDA De Smet Service Center
South Dakota Oilseed Processors, LLC
Lou Brown
Lou's Greenhouse
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
Dakota Lakes Research Center
Nugen Energy LLC
Country Pride Cooperative, Inc.
Millerdale Hutterian Brethren Inc.
Millerdale HB
Valiant Vineyards, Inc
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
South Dakota Driver Lic Prog
Clark Hutterian Brethren Inc
Redfield Energy, LLC
Maxwell Hutterian Brethren, Inc.
Maxwell Colony
Lakeview Hutterian Brethren Inc
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
SD Board Vtrnary Med Examiners
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
SD Animal Industry Board
Troth, J
Mayfield Hutterian Brethren Inc
Mayfield Colony
Oak Lane Colony Inc
Oak Lane
Agri Air Inc
Western Harvesting
Cedar Grove Hutterian Breth Inc
Cedar Grove Colony
Jes Farms Partnership
Meyerink Farm Service Inc
Bon Homme Hutterian Brethren Inc
Hutterian Church
Sioux Valley Greenhouses and Seasonal Designs Inc
South Dakota Department of Agriculture
SD Wildland Fire Suppression
Lamb Sheverly
Spring Valley Hutterian Bretheren Inc
Spring Valley Colony Ranch
Hillside Hutterian Brethren, Inc
Hillside Colony
Mission Ridge Cattle Company
Jes Farms
Sunset Farmers Cooperative
Northern Plains Cooperative
Starburst Farms Cooperative
Schwartz Farms
Wayne Tupper
Kimball Livestock Exchange
The Plantsmyth Inc
Heritage Nursery/Garden Center
Vine Valley Ranch
Hillcrest Hutterian Brethren, Inc.
A H Meyers & Sons Inc
Meyer Honey Farms
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