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Did you know?

  • 1.4 billion people work in agriculture globally
  • 1 in 8 jobs in Canada are in the agri-food sector
  • 2.2 million Canadians work in agri-food
  • There are 4 jobs waiting for every Bachelor of Agriculture graduate

A future in agriculture is promising, and this is a great place to learn about the opportunities. GrowingCareers.ca provides an introduction to the diversity of careers found within the agri-food sector.

Are you an educator?
Check out the Teacher Centre:
Are you a student?
Click on the Student Centre to access:
  • Curriculum-linked resources
  • Book a lesson delivered by an AgScape Teacher Ambassador
  • Access videos and links to other relevant sites
  • Video interviews with people working in agriculture and food
  • Tips on job searching, writing resumes, and finding your career path
  • Information on scholarships, programs and competitions

Industry Insight

Understanding trends and themes occurring in the agriculture and agri-food industry allows us to see what types of opportunities exist.  Agriculture is a technologically advanced industry full of new innovations.  Check out this section for regular updates on things happening in agriculture in Canada.  


Article: No more Old MacDonald: There's a new farmer in town published by The Star looks at the young, modern day farmer! 


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The Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) presents a series of videos called Game Changers in Agriculture.  Check out these videos to see what is happening in the industry today.  This video features a new maple syrup beverage that is reaching export markets. 


 Article: Ag sector interest sends university enrolment up  This article published in the Western Producer discusses the increased interest in the Ag Sector


Website:

AgCareerscom logo copyFor the latest in agricultural career trends and job postings visit AgCareers.com 

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