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Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

On the Job


Agricultural and Food Science Technicians usually work under the direction of Agriculture and Food Scientists. They conduct tests and experiments on things like food, fiber, production, processing, and nutrition. They may work to increase the yield of farms.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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