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Farm Crop Production Technicians

Overview

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 20,260 agricultural and food science technicians, including farm crop production technicians, employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Hands On

Technical

Career Ladder
Manager, or Sales Representative, or Farm Owner

Experienced Farm Crop Production Technician

Entry-Level Farm Crop Production Technician