Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Careers in Agronomy and Resource Sciences

One out of every four graduates in agriculture and resource sciences will work for a federal, state, or local government agency. Now is the time to explore the opportunities that await you. Here you will receive the right education at the right place at the right time of your life. Our students study what they enjoy and work in careers that pay them well for what they love. Some agencies that hire our graduates are listed below.

Federal Agencies

USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service

USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service

USDA-Agricultural Research Service

Environmental Protection Agency

State Agencies

Texas Agricultural Extension Service

Texas Department of Transportation  

Texas Center for Environmental Quality

Texas Water Resources Institute

Private Companies

Private companies seek out our graduates to promote agricultural products. Other companies seek out our graduates because they can speak intelligently about agricultural issues and promote their products, such as agricultural seed, crops, and equipment. Many of our students have vast entrepreneurial skills that are put into their own agriculture or horticulture businesses, or work in managerial positions at nurseries, farms and ranches. Now is the time to explore the opportunities that await you.  

This page was last updated on: October 18, 2011