Agribusiness Systems

Careers related to the business of agriculture

Southern Wayne FFA members Hunter Taylor and J.D. Blackman work for local swine farms. Swine production is a major industry in North Carolina.

Mighty Fine Swine

Hunter Taylor and J.D. Blackman of the Southern Wayne FFA Chapter in North Carolina are living proof that you don’t have to grow up on a farm to have a successful career in agriculture. Both Hunter, 17, and J.D., 20, work on Wayne County, N.C., hog farms, where they raise hogs for Maxwell Foods, a... Read more »... Read more »
Reconnect: Devry Boughner Vorwerk

Global Impact

  Looking back on her life and career success thus far, though she didn’t know it at the time, Devry Boughner Vorwerk says that deciding to join FFA was her defining moment. “FFA allowed me to capitalize on my passion for agriculture and let me deliberately choose my career path,” Vorwerk says. “I’m so passionate... Read more »... Read more »
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Master Communicators

  Don’t let the name fool you. Agricultural communications is not pursuing a career as a horse whisperer or swapping stories with an ear of corn. “Agricultural communications is a two-way process that reaches audiences both in and out of the food, fiber, natural resource and energy fields,” says Dr. Leslie Edgar, associate professor of... Read more »... Read more »
Blaze Currie

FFA Reconnect: Blaze Currie

Blaze Currie was your typical small-town Texas kid. He played football and participated in many organizations at Wellman-Union High School. However, during his freshman year, Currie found a true passion in FFA. “He loved it and was gifted for it,” says Bruce Yeager, Currie’s high school superintendent. Currie became an area FFA officer in 2003... Read more »... Read more »
2010 FFA Convention

Career Overview: Agribusiness Systems Jobs

Careers in Agribusiness Systems typically focus on utilizing innovative technology in order to increase profitability and efficiency. Agribusiness is the coordination of all activities that contribute to the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agricultural commodities and resources. This includes food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products... Read more »... Read more »
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