Agribusiness has an economic impact of over $72 billion in Georgia and over $145 billion in Florida. Sixteen percent of Georgia’s employment base is associated with agriculture. Successful completion of the diversified agriculture curriculum for this degree will prepare students for a wide array of exciting and challenging careers within agriculture. Career possibilities include livestock production; sales and marketing in agriculture-related businesses; extension and other government service careers; agricultural economics; and positions at commercial agricultural production firms such as farms, ranches, poultry, swine, dairy and beef operations. Students will learn the principles of managing land, livestock, people, money, and other resources as they prepare to be tomorrow’s agricultural workers and leaders who will help feed and clothe an ever-increasing population.
Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agriculture .