Agriculture & Farming Career Resources

Want to read more about agriculture or working in a related career? Check out the end of each page in this guide for specific information. You can also look to the following resources to learn more about farming and food jobs:


Agronomy: Online Resources

Crop Science Society of America

Soil Science Society of America

Farm Animal Welfare

USDA Animal Welfare Information Center

Factory Animal Rights and Violation

Food Safety

Savvy Buyers Spur Food Safety Innovations in Meat Processing

Federal Food Safety Information

Government Organizations

United States Department of Agriculture

Grass-Fed versus Free Range

Grass Fed Basics

American Grassfed Association

The Grass-Fed Revolution

Seed Cleaning

The Seed Cleaning Process

Organic Seed Processing

Monsanto’s Reply to Food, Inc. and Seed Saving Lawsuits

Subsidy Programs

Farm Subsidy Database

Please Explain: Farm Subsidies

Agriculture Biotechnology and Genetics Research

Archadia Biosciences
Davis, California

Dow AgroSciences
Indianapolis, Indiana

Lincoln, Nebraska

Mendel Biotechnology
Hayward, California

Austin, Texas


Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch
Liberty, Missouri

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm
Ronks, Pennsylvania

Westview Orchar & Cider Mill
Romeo, Michigan


Dean Foods
Dallas, Texas

Fair Oaks Farms
Fair Oaks, Indiana

Land O’Lakes
St. Paul, Minnesota

Farm Co-ops

CHS, Inc.
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Farm Fresh To You
Capay Valley, California

Ocean Spray
Middlebourough/Lakeville, Massachusetts

Organically Grown Company
Eugene, Oregon

Riceland Foods
Stuttgart, Arkansas

Sunsweet Growers Incorporated
Yuba City, California


Archer Daniels Midland Company
Decatur, Illinois

Creve Coeur, Missouri

Mycogen Seeds
Indianapolis, Indiana

Northland Organic Foods Corporation
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Pioneer Hi-Bred
Johnston, Iowa

Government Departments

United States Department of Agriculture

United States Foods and Drug Administration

Livestock and Meet Packing

Adams Lan & Cattle Co.
Broken Bow, Nebraska

Allen Family Foods
Seaford, Delaware

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef
Campbellsburg, Kentucky

Hatfield Quality Meats
Hatfield, Pennsylvania 

Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, Minnesota

Niman Ranch
Oakland, California

Salisbury, Maryland

Pilgrim’s Pride
Pittsburg, Texas

Q Creek Land & Livestock Company
Mills, Wyoming

Seaboard Corporation
Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Smithfield Foods
Smithfield, Virginia

Greeley, Colorado

Tyson Foods, Inc.
Springdale, Arkansas

West Liberty Foods
West Liberty, Iowa


Minneapolis, Minnesota

ContiGroup Companies
New York, New York

FS System
Bloomington, Illinois

JR Simplot Company
Boise, Idaho

Marion, New York


Bascom Maple Farms (maple syrup)
Alstead, New Hampshire

Jackson & Perkins Company (flowers)
Hodges, South Carolina

Spring Hill Nurseries (mail order garden plants)
Tipp City, Ohio

Tree Town USA (trees)
Houston, Texas

Wildseed Farms (wildflowers)
Fredericksburg, Texas

Vegetables and Fruit

Chiquita Brands International
Cincinnati, Ohio

Dole Food Company
Westlake Village, California

Watsonville, California

Hollandia Produce (Live Gourmet)
Carpinteria, California

Pero Family Farms Food Company
Delray Beach, Florida

Rogers Orchards
Southington, Connecticut

Stemilt Growers
Wenatchee, Washington

Tree Top, Inc.
Selah, Washington

Wishnatzki Farms
Plant City, Florida

By State


Alabama Farmers Cooperative, Inc
Decatur, Alabama

Flowerwood Nursery, Inc
Loxley, Alabama

Perdue Farms, Inc
Dothan, Alabama

Sylvest Farms
Sylacauga, Alabama

Wayne Farms
Jack, Alabama


Alaska Garden & Pet Supply
Anchorage, Alaska

Whitestone Farms
Delta Junction, Alaska


Datepac LLC
Yuma, Arizona

Desert Boss Farms, Inc
Yuma, Arizona

Rousseau Sons LLC
Tolleson, Arizona

Shamrock Farms Dairy
Phoenix, Arizona

Yuma Mesa Fruit Growers Association
Yuma, Arizona


Mountaire Corporation
Little Rock, Arkansas

OK Industries, Inc
Fort Smith, Arkansas

Peterson Farms
Decatur, Arkansas

Simmons Industries
Decatur, Arkansas

Springdale, Arkansas


Dole Food Company
Westlake Village, California

E&J Gallo Winery
Modesto, California

Foster Poultry Farms
Livingston, California

Sun World International
Bakersfield, California

Taylor Farms, Inc
Salinas, California


Crop Production Service
Greeley, Colorado

Swift Pork Company
Greeley, Colorado

White Wave Foods
Broomfield, Colorado


Aurora Products Inc.
Stratford, Connecticut

Bartlett Tree Experts
Stamford, Connecticut

Clinton Nurseries, Inc.
Westbrook, Connecticut

Enfield Shade Tobacco
Enfield, Connecticut

Guida’s Dairy Co.
New Britain, Connecticut

Mulnite Farms, Inc.
Broad Brook, Connecticut


Allen’s Family Foods Inc.
Seaford, Delaware

Mountaire Corp
Selbyville, Delaware

Townsends, Inc
Wilmington, Delaware


A. Duda & Sons
Oviedo, Florida

Costa Farms
Goulds, Florida

Fanjul Corp
West Palm Beach, Florida

Gargiulo Inc.
Naples, Florida

United States Sugar Corp
Clewiston, Florida


Claxton Poultry Farms
Claxton, Georgia

Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc.
Gainesville, Georgia

Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Moultrie, Georgia


C Brewer & Co.
Hilo, Hawaii

Del Monte Fresh Produce
Kunia, Hawaii


Agri Beef Co.
Boise, Idaho

Basic American Foods
Blackfoot, Idaho

Wada Farms Warehouse

Pingree, Idaho


AP Livestock
Assumption, Illinois

Ball Horticulture Co.
West Chicago, Illinois

Growmark River Systems
Decatur, Illinois

Heartland Pork
Kansas, Illinois


Creighton Brothers LLC
Warsaw, Indiana

JBS United
Sheridan, Indiana

Maple Leaf Farms
Milford, Indiana

Mycogen Corporation
Indianapolis, Indiana


Advanta USA
Slater, Iowa

Cargill Corn Milling
Eddyville, Iowa

Pioneer Hi-Bred
Johnston, Iowa

Wright Service Corp
Des Moines, Iowa


Beak N Wings Inc
Overland Park, Kansas

Cattle Empire LLC
Satanta, Kansas

Seaboard Foods
Shawnee Mission, Kansas


Keeneland Association
Lexington, Kentucky

North American Livestock Expo
Louisville, Kentucky

Southern Belle Dairy Co.
Somerset, Kentucky


CGB Enterprises, Inc.
Covington, Louisiana

Haring’s Pride Catfish
Wisner, Louisiana

House of Raeford Farms
Arcadia, Louisiana

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp
Natchitoches, Louisiana


County Super Spuds
Mars Hill, Maine

Charleston, Maine

HP Hood
Portland, Maine

Maine Potato Growers, Inc.
Presque Isle, Maine


Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
Odenton, Maryland

Gray & Son Inc.
Timonium, Maryland

Ise American Inc.
Golts, Maryland

Perdue Farms
Salisbury, Maryland

Phillips Food, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland


Charles River Association
Needham, Massachusetts

Connleaf’s Inc.
Westfield, Massachusetts

Decas Cranberry Co.
Carver, Massachusetts


Berrybrook Farms
Dowagiac, Michigan

Brookside Farm
Goble, Michigan

Cornerstone AG Enterprises
South Haven, Michigan

Michigan Dairy, LLC
Livonia, Michigan

OCC Orchard
Farmington Hills, Michigan

Spiech Farms
Paw Paw, Michigan

William Bolthouse Farms
Grant, Michigan


Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Michael Foods
Minnetonka, Minnesota

Winfield Solutions
Saint Paul, Minnesota


Cal-Maine Foods
Jackson, Mississippi

Delta & Pine Land Co.
Scott, Mississippi

Peco Foods
Bay Springs, Mississippi

Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Hazelhurst, Mississippi

Tyson Foods
Forest, Mississippi


AG Forte LLC
Aurora, Missouri

Bartlett and Company
Kansas, Missouri

Bunge North America, Inc.
Saint Louis, Missouri

DeBruce Grain, Inc.
Kansas City, Missouri

Premium Standard Farms, Inc.
Kansas City, Missouri

Tyson Foods
Noel, Missouri


Big Stone Colony
Sand Coulee, Montana

Crazy Mountain Ranch
Clyde Park, Montana

Martinsdale Colony
Martinsdale, Montana

Mountain View Co-op
Black Eagle, Montana

Paws Up Angus Ranch
Greenough, Montana

Rocking K Ranch
Philipsburg, Montana

Surprise Creek Colony
Stanford, Montana


AG Processing Inc.
Omaha, Nebraska

Farm Credit Service of America
Omaha, Nebraska

Michael Foods Inc.
Wakefield, Nebraska

Tyson Foods
Madison, Nebraska


Peri & Sons Farms Inc.
Yerington, Nevada

Rockview Dairies Inc.
Amargosa Valley, Nevada

Snyder Livestock Co
Yerington, Nevada

New Hampshire

Applecrest Farm Orchards
Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

Barrett’s Greenhouse & Nursery
Swanzey, New Hampshire

Pleasant View Gardens
Pembroke, New Hampshire

New Jersey

Agro Power Development
Eatontown, New Jersey

The Connell Company
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

New Mexico

Navajo Agri Product Industries
Farmington, New Mexico

Philmont Scout Ranch
Cimarron, New Mexico

New York

Bunge Limited
White Plains, New York

Drossos Greenhouse & Gardens
Auburn, New York

Kurt Weiss Greenhouses, Inc.
Center Moriches, New York

Lewis Tree Service
West Henrietta, New York

Moet Hennessy USA, Inc
New York, New York

North Carolina

Diamond Poultry Farm
Goldsboro, North Carolina

Eastern Carolina Organics
Pittsboro, North Carolina

Goldsboro Milling Co.
Goldsboro, North Carolina

Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
Greensboro, North Carolina

North Dakota

Carlson Angus
Dickinson, North Dakota

CHS Sunflower
Grandin, North Dakota

RD Offutt Company
Fargo, North Dakota


Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
Cincinnati, Ohio

The Andersons Inc.
Maumee, Ohio


Braum’s Ice Cream & Dairy
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Greenleaf Nursery Co.
Park Hill, Oklahoma

Seaboard Farms
Guymon, Oklahoma


Glenn Walters Nursery, Inc.
Cornelius, Oregon

Hurst’s Berry Farm
Sheridan, Oregon

Dayton, Oregon

Moorhouse Farms
Molalla, Oregon

River Point Farms
Hermiston, Oregon


Creekside Mushrooms
Worthington, Pennsylvania

Kreider Farms
Manheim, Pennsylvania

Rutter’s Dairy
York, Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Ferolbink Farms
Riverton, Rhode Island

Wright’s Dairy Farm
North Smithfield, Rhode Island

South Carolina

Amick Farms
Batesburg, South Carolina

House of Raeford Farms, Inc
Greenwood, South Carolina

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp
Sumter, South Carolina

Titan Peach Farms
Ridge Spring, South Carolina

South Dakota

Grass Ranch Colony
Kimball, South Dakota

Tyson Foods
Winfred, South Dakota

Whitestone Farms
Rosholt, South Dakota


Cargill Cotton
Cordova, Tennessee

Monterey Mushrooms
Loudon, Tennessee


Bay Limited
Corpus Christi, Texas

Cactus Feeders, Inc.
Amarillo, Texas

JB Poindexter & Co.
Houston, Texas

King Ranch
Houston, Texas

Monterey Mushrooms
Madisonville, Texas

Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Bryan, Texas

Valley Onions Inc.
McAllen, Texas


Circle Four Farms
Milford, Utah

JBS Hyrum
Hyrum, Utah

McMullin Orchards, Inc.
Payson, Utah

Moroni Feed Co.
Moroni, Utah

Payson Fruit Growers
Payson, Utah


Cabot Creamery Visitors Center
Cabot, Vermont

Sunrise Orchards
Middlebury, Vermont


Cargill Meat Solutions
Timberville, Virginia

Dairy Pak
Richmond, Virginia

Griffin & Co
Mechanicsville, Virginia

Southern Poultry Farms
Harrisonburg, Virginia

Valley Rich Dairy
Roanoke, Virginia

Waynesboro Nurseries
Waynesboro, Virginia

White’s Nursery & Greenhouses
Chesapeake, Virginia


Broetje Orchards
Prescott, Washington

Dairy Export Co., Inc.
Seattle, Washington

Flat Top Ranch
Prescott, Washington

Valley Roz Orchards, Inc.
Yakima, Washington

West Virginia

Capon Springs & Farms
Capon Springs, West Virginia

George S. Orr & Sons
Martinsburg, West Virginia

Sunshine Farm & Garden
Renick, West Virginia

United Dairy
Charleston, West Virginia


Cooperative Resources International, Inc.
Shawano, Wisconsin

Gold’n Plump Poultry
Arcadia, Wisconsin

Kendall, Wisconsin


3 Creek Ranch
Jackson, Wyoming

A Bar A Ranch
Encampment, Wyoming

Big Horn Co-operative Marketing Association
Greybull, Wyoming

Eaton’s Ranch
Wolf, Wyoming

Triangle X Guest Ranch
Riverton, Wyoming

Wyoming Premium Farms, LLC
Wheatland, Wyoming


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