Agriculture & Agribusiness
Agriculture & Agribusiness
Agribusiness is generally the commercial aspect related to agriculture or agricultural activities and its products. The Agribusiness sector is engaged in the production and operations of a farm, the manufacture and distribution of farm equipment and supplies, and the processing, storage, and distribution of farm commodities. The very core of the industry is agriculture which is supported by the manufacturing sector and service sector. As a whole, the Agribusiness sector is quite diverse as it encompasses input production, farm operations and management, equipment and supplies manufacturing, food/non-food processing, trading, and retailing.
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Marine engineers design the vessels that we use to navigate and explore the world's lakes and oceans. Marine engineers' work supports key activities like naval defense, environmental research, international trade, and resource extraction. Read this article to learn what it's like to be a marine engineer.
Fisheries Technologist is a person technically qualified and competent to practice the fisheries profession and possesses a valid certificate of registration and professional license as FT issued by the Board of Fisheries and the Commission.
An agronomist often acts as a liaison between the farmer and the crop researchers. He or she will review research findings and use this knowledge to help recommend solutions to farmers. Suggestions are made to the farmer regarding new scientific developments in order to help the growing operation.
A Veterinarian plays a major role in the healthcare of pets; livestock; and zoo, sporting and laboratory animals. Some veterinarians use their skills to protect humans against diseases carried by animals and conduct clinical research on human and animal health problems. Others work in basic research, broadening the scope of the fundamental theoretical knowledge and applied research, developing new ways to use knowledge.
A professional forester is a registered and licensed natural person who holds a valid certificate of registration and a valid professional identification card, issued by the Board and the Commission pursuant to this Act.Foresters are involved in the arts, sciences, and business of managing our forests and forest resources. They ensure effective and sustainable management of the forests and forest resources, which include among others, their contribution to combatting desertification and other climate change effects; conserving biodiversity and producing forest goods and services.
Agriculturists study and develop the best practices for cultivating soil, raising livestock and growing crops. This includes caring for and breeding animals, protecting and harvesting crops and managing the soil. There are a variety of career options in this field, but many agriculturists specialize in a specific area.
Agricultural Engineer or Agricultural and Biosystems Engineer is a person that is registered and licensed to practice Agricultural Engineering in the country. He applies engineering science and designs to the processes and systems involved in the sustainable production and post-production of safe food, feed, fiber, timber, and bio-energy and management of environment and natural resources.
Chemists are engaged in the study, analysis, characterization, modification, and calculation of physico-chemical or biochemical properties of matter. They perform chemical analysis on products that we export to ensure quality and the food and water that we consume to ensure safety. They discover, develop and improve products formulae, processes and analytical methods. Some chemists work toward the discovery of cures for cancer and other diseases. Some concentrate on developing new materials for carious industries such as electronics and rubber industries. Others focus on the analyses of evidences on crime scenes.
An Environmental Planner is also known as urban/regional planner, city planner, and town/country or human settlements planner. An EnP is generally involved in the art and science of analyzing, specifying, clarifying, harmonizing, managing, and regulating the use and development of land and water resources, in relation to their environs, for the development of sustainable communities and ecosystems (RA No. 10586, 2013).
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