Agricultural Systems Management Careers

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Agricultural Systems Management Careers

An image of a graduate student in his officeGraduates from the Agricultural Systems Management program are prepared to work with businesses that deal with production, processing, and distribution of agricultural commodities and related equipment. With an opportunity to get their hands dirty, gain hands-on experience in both the classroom and fields located near campus, a degree in Agricultural Systems Management from the University of Minnesota, Crookston opens doors to a career in countless agricultural-related professions.


A small family gathered in front of a tractorThe job demand for Agricultural Systems Management majors is soaring with an average salary ranging from $35,000 and up depending according to the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE). Following graduation, students may seek careers with major employers such as John Deere, CHS Ag Services, Titan Machinery, Caterpillar, USDA Farm Service Agency, Private Banks, Ag.CO, Simplot, Pioneer, Crystal Sugar, and more.

Students are instructed in engineering and business principles for preparation as technically competent business persons for professional Careers as:

  • A farmer irrigating crops on a 4 wheelerFarming and ranching
  • Agriculture financial groups
    - Banks
    - Farm Credit Services
    - Farm Service Agency
  • Energy industries
    - Solar
    - Wind
    - Geo-thermal
    - Bio-fuels
  • A farmer next to a herd of cowsAgriculture equipment industries
    - Sales
    - Service
    - Management
  • Livestock and crop production industries
  • Agriculture insurance agencies
  • Plant managers in food processing and manufacturing


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