Top Hot Jobs in Agriculture


Without a doubt, the agricultural workforce is changing dramatically as competition drives the scale of farming to levels where the farmer depends on workers beyond the farm family to get things done. The higher level and increasing complexity of technology also mean that the agriculture producer now relies on a network of technical contractors to consult on everything from keeping nutrients out of the water supply to generating electricity to sell to the energy market.

Our list of Top Hot Jobs in Agriculture uses projections that not only use information on growth and decline of these Gold Collar occupations but also include data about the need to replace people in these jobs who will be retiring over the next ten years. To see a worksheet with the data for these jobs, click here.