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What is the definition of agricultural careers in engineering?

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08/08/2011

It is the work of people processing foods and other farm related stuff.

the meaning of agricultural engineering.

Any area of engineering that can be applied to agri-business, agricultural production, agricultural research, processing of products, development of equipment, or methods of conservation, restoration, or remediation of natural resources.

The Sloan Career Conrnerstone Center defines Agricultural Engineering as:

Agricultural engineers apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agriculture. They design agricultural machinery and equipment and agricultural structures.

Some specialties include power systems and machinery design; structures and environment; and food and bio process engineering.

They develop ways to conserve soil and water and to improve the processing of agricultural products.

Agricultural engineers work in research and development, production, sales, or management.

Resources:

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

International Commission of Agricultural Engineering

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center