Your choice of career is the most important decision you can make. This year we will have a Career Cluster Focus each month. Be sure to tune in each week for some important career facts and information to help guide you in making the right decision for you!
September - Agriculture
Think about life without Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. What would we eat? Who would create and maintain the parks that we enjoy? How would we know whether our drinking water is safe? This industry has a huge impact on our daily lives.
Have you thought about a career in Agriculture and Food production? 18 to 20% of the US workforce is employed in Agriculture.
Sampson County's largest employers are in the Agriculture and Food Processing industry. More than half of Sampson County's land is used for Agricultural purposes.
Agriculture is not just farming. Like other industries, technology has brought about changes in the way the Ag and Food industry operates. Drones and GPS systems have changed the way you spread fertilizer, check wildlife populations, and steer machinery.