Agriculture and food scientist

By: Allyson Skinner

what does a agriculture and food scientist

Agricultural and food scientists research ways to improve the safety of agricultural products.

Work evironment

Agricultural and food scientists work in various colleges and universities, and in scientific research and development. They work in offices, laboratories, and, sometimes, food production facilities. Most of them work full time.

Training required

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Job Outlook

Employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow as research into agricultural production methods and techniques continues.