ERIC Number: ED374318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Employment Opportunities in Agribusiness. A Report.
Dempsey, Richard E.
This report, which was written during a project to develop a better understanding of which occupations may relate to agribusiness and to identify employment opportunities in agribusiness, is designed to assist state occupational information coordinating committees and state employment security agencies in developing special reports/lists of agribusiness occupations for use by agricultural education programs. Section 1 is an introduction that provides a brief historical overview of efforts to develop agribusiness-related employment estimates. It includes a review of selected government efforts related to identifying agribusiness-related employment opportunities. Included in the profile of each of the nine agencies reviewed are some or all of the following: description of the agency's activities, its current status, its relationship to agribusiness, and its pertinent publications. Section 2 presents two lists of occupations related to agribusiness competencies and a description of the procedure used to develop them. Included in section 3 are the following support and background materials: list of agribusiness occupational workshop participants, 13-item resource materials list, decision process matrix, summary reports of 12-state agribusiness occupational review and state review meetings, list of meeting participants, and comments/recommendations from the state review meetings. (MN)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Skills, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Competence, Demand Occupations, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Statistics, Guidelines, Information Sources, National Surveys, Occupational Surveys, Public Agencies, Research Methodology, Resource Materials
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Future Farmers of America, Alexandria, VA.; National Vocational Agricultural Teachers' Association, Lincoln, NE.