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Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in the U.S. Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resources System 2005-2010

This study is the sixth in a series of five-year employment opportunities projections initiated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) relating data from the Integrated Post-secondary Education System (IPEDS) and Bureau of Labor Statistics. These data are useful for high school counselors, parents, and students as well as college students interested in pursuing careers in agriculture and natural resources. Opportunities for positions in Education, Communication and Governmental Services, Agricultural and Forestry Production, Scientific and Engineering, and Management and Business Occupations are discussed. Major factors affecting the market for graduates also are presented.