Agribusiness is over a $72 billion industry in Georgia and over $145 billion in direct output in Florida. Over 371,000 jobs of Georgia’s employment base are associated with agriculture. Florida officials estimate that agriculture provides more than 2 million jobs in their state. Career targets include crop production, sales and marketing in agriculture-related businesses, extension and other government service careers, crop consulting, precision agriculture, farm management, and other agriculture production positions. Students completing the diversified agriculture curriculum will learn the principles of managing land, people, money and other resources to produce a profit while servicing the consuming public and conserving our natural renewable resources.
Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agriculture .