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Agricultural Journalism

Agricultural Journalism is a fast moving and a challenging profession to meet the farm information requirements of farm graduates, extension workers, Media persons and farmers. Since agriculture has become a business, the demand for agricultural journalism is growing day by day, not only in developed countries but also in developing countries like India.

In coming years, there will be a great demand for professionally competent agricultural journalist for effective processing of farm information through print media, electronic media, visual media and for advertising techniques. Learning farm journalistic skills help the media persons to transfer the technology more precisely and immediately.


Authors, Writers, and Editors
Wage: $53,070
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.8%
Self Employed: 65.9%
Unemployment Rate: 4.4%
Employed Part Time: 21.8%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Media and Communication Workers
Wage: $49,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.7%
Self Employed: 32.1%
Unemployment Rate: 5.7%
Employed Part Time: 28.5%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents
Wage: $34,850
10 Year Growth Rate: 6.0%
Self Employed: 11.1%
Unemployment Rate: 3.5%
Employed Part Time: 17.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience