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Farm Crop Production Technicians


Farm crop production technicians assist farmers and agricultural businesses in all aspects of planting, growing, and marketing crops. With backgrounds in agriculture and scientific research, they advise farmers on the best techniques to produce crops. They also work for companies that produce agricultural products such as fertilizer and equipment to make sure they are meeting the needs of farmers. There are approximately 29,200 agricultural and food science technicians, including farm crop production technicians, employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits


Hands On


Career Ladder
Manager, or Sales Representative, or Farm Owner

Experienced Farm Crop Production Technician

Entry-Level Farm Crop Production Technician