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Agriculture degrees looked to be the hot ticket for job growth in the coming years correspondent Claudia calendar has -- a growing field.
That isn't just for the caps.
With the number of America's farms drinking and the average farmer approaching sixty years of age colleges are working to engage the next generation of Rangers and growers.
It's an industry that literally touches every person on -- planet.
So I think -- Every one and is realizing that more than 146000.
US college students are pursuing a degree in agriculture -- 21% increase in enrollment since 2006.
Many schools offer -- broad curriculum and the prospect of a steady career.
There's a lot of jobs and agriculture right now there's jobs going begging and agriculture right now and a lot of fields that's not true according to one report food and -- sectors of the US economy are on pace to generate roughly 54000.
Jobs a year.
For those with degrees in food renewable energy and environmental specialties as more students are finding out agriculture isn't just about plows and house.
Today's course -- focus on healthy eating locally grown foods and specialty crops that will help address the long term challenge of feeding the world.
Schools with working farms like UC Davis offer classes in branch management animal science farm law and more.
21 year old Adrian Bradley says and -- to green means good pay even for entry level jobs.
In fact my best friend just are out of 48000 the -- as.
I graduated in agricultural communications -- business.
Experts predict that by twenty to fifty the world.
Inflation will exceed nine billion people.
-- sobering projection that calls for boosting global food production by 70%.
Agriculture leaders say today's current crop of -- students are driven by that challenge.
In Davis California Claudia Cowan Fox News.
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