U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
Work with agricultural and food scientists in food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing; and assist with animal breeding and nutrition. Conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects. Includes technicians who assist food scientists or technologists in the research and development of production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and use of foods.
Illustrative examples: Seed Analyst,
Feed Research Technician,
Broad Occupation: 19-4010 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
Minor Group: 19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010