Agribusiness Systems Careers

Are you interested in understanding how a business operates or how to make it profitable? Do you want to work in marketing, sales, or finance?

Consider a career in agribusiness. You might help produce or sell food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, plant or animal products, or other essential agricultural commodities.

Use the resources below to discover agribusiness career options, plan your education, and explore the job market.

What Can I Do With This Major?

Below are several majors in the agribusiness pathway.  Select a major to learn about industries you might work in, the types of employers that hire a major, and find strategies to prepare you for a job.

Are you ready to set your education goals and gain the skills you need to work in agribusiness? Use the resources below to get started.

Plan Your AFNR Education
Find tools to help you set your goals, pay for college, find a program, and more.

Find Campuses & Programs
Search for agribusiness programs at Minnesota State.

Before you invest in a career, it's important to understand the job market. Based on where you want to live, you may have different opportunities. Use the resources below to learn about some of the employers in your region. You can research job postings to understand the skills and training these employers are looking for. After you've done some research on your own, make sure you talk to as many people as possible who are knowledgeable about the career. You can talk to your teachers and counselors. You can also reach out to an employer to do an informational interview about the jobs they offer.

Sample Employers

  • Advantage Solutions Group
  • CHS
  • Cargill
  • Circle K
  • General Mills
  • Holiday Stationstores
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Schwan Food Company
  • Target
  • United Natural Foods
  • Advantage Solutions Group
  • Cargill
  • Coborn's Incorporated
  • EA Sween Company / Deli Express
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Performance Food Group
  • Pilgrim's Pride
  • Sysco
  • Target
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • ASV Holdings, Inc
  • Advantage Solutions Group
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • Holiday Stationstores
  • Performance Food Group
  • Schwan Food Company
  • Symmetry Financial Group
  • Target
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Upper Lakes Foods, Inc.
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Bureau
  • CHS Inc
  • Coburn's Incorporated
  • Farm Credit
  • GPAC
  • Grupo Bimbo
  • Holiday Stationstores
  • JR Simplot Company
  • Schwan's Home Delivery
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Advantage Solutions Group
  • CHS Inc
  • EA Sween Company / Deli Express
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
  • Hormel Foods Corporation
  • Kwik Trip
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Pepsi
  • Target Corporation
  • United Natural Foods
  • AgStar Financial Services
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • CHS
  • Compeer Financial
  • GPAC
  • JBS
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Sam's Club
  • Schwan Food Company
  • United Natural Foods
  • Advantage Solutions Group
  • CHS Inc
  • Cargill
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
  • General Mills
  • Holiday Stationstores
  • Land O'Lakes
  • Schwan Food Company
  • Target Corporation
  • United Natural Foods
  • Whole Foods Market

These employers posted jobs in agribusiness during 2020 - 2021.

Source: Gartner TalentNeuron

Sample Job Titles

Sales Event Specialist, Assistant Manager, General Manager, Store Manager, Customer Service Representative, Retail Sales Merchandiser, Sales Manager, Sales Representative, Merchandise Associate

Source: Gartner TalentNeuron

Find Job Openings

Find jobs in agribusiness in your region.

  1. Navigate to the Job Search on Minnesota State CAREERwise.
  2. Copy and paste the keyword string below into the Keyword filter.
    Keyword string:
    "Agriculture" OR "Agri" OR "Agro" OR "farm" OR "beef" OR "swine" OR "pork" OR "chicken" OR "poultry" OR "duck" OR "goose" OR "geese" OR "feed" OR "tractor" OR "harvest" OR "food" OR "beverage" OR "animal" OR "fish" OR "soy"
  3. Use the Location filter in the left column to select a Minnesota region or to search by ZIP code. From the region dropdown you can also choose to search the state of Minnesota.
  4. In addition to the keywords above you can use Occupation Category to filter your search results. Select one of the options listed below.

    -Business and Financial Operations
    -Legal
    -Management
    -Office and Administrative Support
    -Sales and Related

News and Events

Keep up with the latest trends in career exploration, education, and job searches.  Sign up for the CAREERwise email newsletter.

Get Help

Do you need help with your career plan?  CAREERwise representatives are waiting to assist you.  Chat with us at the Info Hub.

Toll-free: 833-905-WORK
International: +1-651-5568456
MN Relay: 800-627-3529