ERIC Number: ED158140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Agriculture and Logging and Lumber Mill Products Industries. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on occupations in agriculture and logging and lumber mill products industries, this document is one in a series of forty-one reprints from the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing current information and employment projections for individual occupations and industries through 1985. The specific occupations covered in this document include conservation occupations (foresters, forestry technicians, range managers, soil conservationists), agriculture occupations (farm production, agricultural service, agribusiness, and agricultural research), cooperative extension service workers, and occupations in logging and lumber mills. The following information is presented for each occupation or occupational area: a code number referenced to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles; a description of the nature of the work; places of employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. In addition to the forty-one reprints covering individual occupations or occupational areas (CE 017 757-797), a companion document (CE 017 756) presents employment projections for the total labor market and discusses the relationship between job prospects and education. (BM)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Personnel, Agricultural Production, Conservation (Environment), Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Extension Agents, Farm Occupations, Forestry Aides, Forestry Occupations, Information Sources, Job Skills, Job Training, Lumber Industry, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Off Farm Agricultural Occupations, Promotion (Occupational), Research Projects, Salaries, Wages, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50 per reprint; $8.00 for set of 42)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Note: Photographs in this document will not reproduce well; For related documents see CE 017 756-797