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USDA NIFA Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in Food, Renewable Energy, and the Environment-United States, 2010-2015; Two-page Summary

USDA NIFA Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in Food, Renewable Energy, and the Environment-United States, 2010-2015; Two-page Summary Product code: 5-275

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This two-page PDF describes projections for employment opportunities in food, renewable energy, and the environment. It gives an overview, lists market factors affecting employment, and describes expected strengths in different sectors of the job market. There is also an accompanying Web site. Opening paragraph: "The agricultural, food, and renewable natural resources sectors of the U.S. economy will generate an estimated 54,400 annual openings for individuals with baccalaureate or higher degrees in food, renewable energy, and environmental specialties between 2010 and 2015. Seventy-four percent of the jobs will be in business and science occupations; 15 percent in agriculture and forestry production; and 11 percent in education, communication, and governmental services."
The report was created in conjunction with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Produced

5/20/2010

Author

Al Goecker

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