Apiculture

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About this program

A program that focuses on improving the beekeeping industry, promoting pollination of fruits and vegetables, and bee colony expansion and maintenance. Includes instruction in apiary behavior, apiary equipment and supplies, beekeeping, bee pests and parasites, handling bees, hive set up and care, queen rearing, and seasonal management practices.

Career Opportunities

Farmworkers

attend to live farm, ranch, open range or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, rabbits, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, milking, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep and collect eggs in hatcheries.
$31060
Associate's degree
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Interest Match

Animal Breeders

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select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.
$43930
No degree required
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Interest Match

Aquacultural Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of aquacultural workers.
$54420
Bachelor's degree
Personality Match


Farm and Home Management Advisors

instruct and advise individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home management activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to advance agricultural and home management activities. May develop educational outreach programs. May instruct on either agricultural issues such as agricultural processes and techniques, pest management, and food safety, or on home management issues such as budgeting, nutrition, and child development.
$54870
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Interest Match

Animal Scientists

conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.
$74540
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.
$76810
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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