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AFNR Career Examples

AFNR Pathway Career Examples

Environmental Service Systems

Treatment and management of hazards to our environment is the primary role of careers in this pathway.

Pollution Prevention and Control Managers ● Pollution Prevention and Control Technicians ● Environmental Sampling and Analysis Scientists/Technicians ● Health and Safety Sanitarians ● Environmental Compliance Assurance Managers ● Hazardous Materials Handlers ● Hazardous Materials Technicians / Managers ● Water Environment Managers ● Water Quality Managers ● Waste Water Managers ● Toxicologists ● Solid Waste Disposers / Recyclers ● Solid Waste Technician ● Solid Waste Managers ● Solid Waste Specialists ● Agricultural Educator


Natural Resources Systems

Conservation and protection of Natural Resources is the role of careers in this pathway.  

Cartographers ● Wildlife Managers ● Range Technicians ● Ecologists Park Managers ● Environmental Interpreters ● Fish and Game Officers Loggers ● Forest Technicians ● Log Graders ● Pulp and Paper Manager Soil Geology Technician ● Geologists ● Mining Engineers Fisheries Technicians ● Water Monitoring Technician

● Hydrologists ● Fish Hatchery Manager Commercial Fishermen ● Fishing Vessel Operators ● Vessel Crew ●Agricultural Educator


Food Products and Processing Systems

Agricultural Sales ● Agricultural Communications Specialists ● Agricultural-Educators ● Food Scientists ● Meat Processors-Toxicologists ●Biochemists-Nutritionists-Dietitians ● Food Brokers-Food Inspectors ● Meat Cutters-Meat Graders ● Meat Science Researchers ● Food Meal Supervisors ● Cheese Makers ● Microbiologists ● Produce Buyers ● Bacteriologists ● Food & Drug Inspectors ● Bioengineers ● Biochemists ● Food & Fiber Engineers ● Food Processors ● Storage Supervisors ● Fieldman ● Quality Control Specialists


Plant Systems

Bioinformatics Specialists ● Plant Breeders and Geneticists ● Biotechnology Lab Technician ● Soil & Water Specialists ● Crop Farm Managers ● Agricultural Educators ● Plant Pathologists ● Aquaculturalists ● Sales Representatives ● Botanists ● Tree Surgeons ● Education & Extension Specialists ● Agricultural Journalists ● Commodity Marketing Specialists ●Grain Operations Superintendents ●Custom Hay/Silage Operators ● Forest Geneticists ● Golf Course Superintendents ● Greenhouse Mangers ● Growers ● Farmers ●Ranchers


Animal Systems

Agricultural Educators ● Livestock producers ● AI Technicians-Aquaculturalists ● Animal Caretakers-Poultry Managers ● Equine Managers-Veterinarians ● Veterinary Assistants-Feedlot Specialists ● Animal Scientists ●Embryo Technologists ● Livestock Buyers ● Feed Sales Representatives ● Vivarian Technicians ● Wildlife Biologists ● Livestock Geneticists ● Animal Nutritionists ● Dairy Producers● Livestock Inspectors ● Feed Sales Specialists ●Animal Health Salespersons ●Meat Science Researcher ●Reproductive Physiologists ● Embryo Transfer Technicians ● Pet Shop Operators ●USDA Inspectors


Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Machine Operators ● Electronics Systems Technicians ● Agricultural Engineers ● Agricultural Extension Engineering Specialists ● Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technicians ● Recycling Technicians ● Waste Water Treatment Plant Operators ● Equipment/Parts Managers ● Welders ● Machinists ● Communication Technicians ● Agricultural Applications Software Developers/Programmers ● Database Administrators ● Computer Service Technical Support Technicians ● Information Lab Specialists ●GPS Technicians● Remote Sensing Specialist●Agricultural Educator



Agribusiness Systems

Salesperson ● Sales Manager ●Banker/Loan Officer ● Field Representative for Bank, Insurance Company or Government Program ● Farm Investment Manager ● Agricultural Commodity Broker ● Agricultural Economist ● Farmer /Rancher/Feedlot Operator ● Farm Manager ● Livestock Rancher / Breeder ● Dairy Herd Supervisor (DHIA) ● Agricultural Products Buyer ● Animal Health Products Distributor ● Livestock Seller ● Feed and Supply Store Manager ● Produce Commission Agent ● Ag Lenders ● Agricultural Chemical Dealer ● Field Service Representative ● Chemical Sales Representative ● Agricultural Educator

 0 as of 10/12/15
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