Farm & Home Management Advisors
Also called: 4-H Youth Development Specialist, Agricultural Extension Educator, Extension Agent, Extension Educator
What they do:Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisors, home economists, and extension service advisors.
On the job, you would:
- Collect and evaluate data to determine community program needs.
- Prepare and distribute leaflets, pamphlets, and visual aids for educational and informational purposes.
- Conduct classes or deliver lectures on subjects such as nutrition, home management, and farming techniques.
Education and Training
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Internet browser software
Map creation software
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