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Farm Crop Production Technicians
Farm crop production technicians are involved with farmers and agricultural businesses in all aspects of planting, growing, and marketing crops. With backgrounds in agriculture and scientific research, they advise farmers on the best techniques to produce crops. They may also work for companies that produce agricultural products such as fertilizer and equipment to make sure they are meeting the needs of farmers. There are approximately 19,390 agricultural and food science technicians, including farm crop production technicians, employed in the United States.