Career videos

It’s never too early to start growing students’ interests in a career in agriculture and the many related fields. These videos give students a firsthand look at different career paths and career advice from leading industry professionals.

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Agribusiness and livestock

Jul 13, 2017
Matt Heimerl is an Ohio Pork Producer. He talks about his college studies in ag business and the livestock and crop production on his family’s farm. Thanks to the Ohio Pork Council for providing this video. Credit: Ohio Pork Council.
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Agricultural engineering

Aug 11, 2017
Agricultural engineers explain their work and how they use biology and engineering to make farms energy-efficient and our food supply safe and plentiful. They describe what drew them to agricultural engineering and discuss their education and career …
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career video

Agricultural research

Dec 7, 2020
Learn about agricultural research—the benefits of biobased products, research being done, associated careers, and educational paths.
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Agri inventor

Jun 29, 2020
Inventors and innovators are needed in agriculture! Learn more about the path to a product that saves farmers time and money. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Agri program manager

Jun 30, 2020
See how Rachael Tucker, agri program manager at the Arkansas Agriculture Department, uses social media and event planning to educate Arkansans about how food is grown in the natural state. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this …
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Animal nutrition

Nov 20, 2020
Hattie Hartschuh, an animal nutritionist at Kalmbach Feed talks about the many careers related to animal nutrition.
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A student’s guide to careers in agronomy

Feb 5, 2018
Agronomy is key to helping produce more food for a growing world population. Learn about the educational path to this agriscience career and what an agronomist does. Do your interests fit with this field? Thanks to the Mississippi Soybean Promotion …
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career video

Bioproducts

Aug 10, 2017
Ohio is a leading producer of soybeans and polymers which means thousands of job opportunities! Learn about the production of bioproducts and the many related career paths.
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Biotechnology

Aug 25, 2017
Watch this video to learn about careers with DuPont Pioneer! Matt Stroud, Product Agronomist and Rebekah Peck, Communications Manager talk about their careers with DuPont Pioneer.
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Commodities merchandiser

Jun 29, 2020
Who buys what farmers grow? See how Micha Price, commodity merchandiser for ADM Grain, uses marketing, logistics and research to purchase profitable grain from Arkansas producers. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. …
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Entrepreneurship

Oct 12, 2017
The many uses of soy have led to not only hundreds of jobs, but also companies. Join Cathy Horton and learn more about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the importance of always reinventing.
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Family farmers, soybean growers

Jun 29, 2020
See how technology plays an important role in agriculture. 6th generation farmers talk about their passion for agriculture and farming. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Food processing

Sep 7, 2017
Interested in food processing? Watch Dan McGrady, VP of Technical Services and Alicia Sexton, Technologist talk about career opportunities at Wyandot Inc.
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Food science

Sep 7, 2017
Jamie Hannen, from T.Marzetti, talks food science and explains the details that go into creating soy-based salad dressings. Check out all the career opportunities that are available within food science, technology, research and development and many …
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career video

Global aquaculture

Jul 6, 2017
Have you considered a career in aquaculture? Watch and learn more about this fast-growing, global career.
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High-tech agriculture engineering and technology

Apr 2, 2018
What skills are needed to get into High-tech Agriculture? See what students are doing in Iowa to learn about GPS and GIS. This video comes with Discussion Questions and Teacher Background. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing this video. …
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International agriculture development

Sep 7, 2017
Are you interested in travel and helping others? Then a career in international agriculture development may be for you.
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International trade

Nov 1, 2017
A career in global ag trade relies on strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of the food system. Could this career be for you?
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Just a spoonful of soybeans

Apr 2, 2018
GMO Soybeans Fighting Autoimmune Diseases. Shows researchers focusing on brand new uses for GMO soybeans. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing this video. Credit: Funded by GSK.
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career video

Logistics and transportation

Aug 18, 2017
International marketing is an important piece of the supply chain! Watch this video to learn how you can be a part of it as Rusty Orben, Resident Vice President for CSX Transportation and Jim Wellman, President of Wellman Seeds and Wellman Farms …
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Managing plant pathogens using integrated pest management (IPM)

Apr 2, 2018
Do you like to work outside? A Plant Pathology and Microbiology Scientist talks about scouting for pest problems in a soybean field. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing this video. Credit: This module was designed and produced by Iowa …
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career video

Molecular biology and research

Jul 7, 2017
Are you interested in science, research, development or all of the above? Learn about various areas of study and career paths that are available through The Ohio State University’s OARDC.
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Precision ag consultant

Jun 30, 2020
Watch Chance Creighton, precision agriculture consultant for Arkansas Ag, explain his non-traditional career path into the agriculture industry. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Precision agriculture

Oct 5, 2017
Matt Liskai the President/Co-Owner of Green Field Ag talks about his career in precision agriculture.
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career video

Social media specialist

Jun 29, 2020
Do people understand where their food comes from? This social media specialist uses social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter to help close the communication gap between producers and consumers. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for …
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Tagged to teach ag

Oct 5, 2017
Learn about the career of agricultural education, the need for ag teachers in the U.S., and why it might be a great career for you. Thanks to the National Association of Agricultural Educators for sharing this video. Credit: National Association of …
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Teach agriculture Ohio

Nov 14, 2017
Considering teaching agriculture? Learn more about the profession. Thanks to Teach Agriculture Ohio for sharing this video. Credit: Teach Agriculture Ohio.
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Think ag

Feb 5, 2018
Want to know more about what ag-related careers are available? Learn about the daily work of a seed distributor, a crop insurance specialist, and a construction equipment sales person. Thanks to the Michigan Farm Bureau for sharing this video. …
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Why I teach ag

Oct 5, 2017
Why do you teach agriculture? Listen to these ag teachers on why it is such a rewarding experience! Thanks to the National Association of Agricultural Educators for sharing this video. Credit: National Association of Agricultural Educators.