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Scopes & Areas of Practice

Each year registered practicing agrologists must select the Scope and Areas of Practice they work.  

Note that technical agrologists are required to have changes in scope and areas of practice approved by the Admissions and Registration Committee.

Scopes OF PRACTICE
Choose up to 3 Scopes of Practice.

Ag Engineering
Ag Media & CommunicatIons
Agronomy
Animal Sciences
Agribusiness & Economics
Environment

Food Sciences
Management *
Plant (Crop) Sciences
Research & Development
Soil Sciences
Teaching & Extension


AREAS OF PRACTICE 
Choose up to 6 Areas of Practice within the specified Scopes of Practice.

Ag Engineering

  • Environmental
  • Food engineering
  • Irrigation
  • Power & machinery
  • Soil & water
  • Structures

Ag Media & Communications

  • Consumer awareness
  • Farm writer
  • Journalist / Editor
  • Marketing 
  • Public trust
  • Social media

Agronomy

  • Dryland field crops
  • Irrigated crops
  • Pest management
  • Precision agriculture
  • Soil fertility/Nutrient planning

Animal Sciences

  • Behavior
  • Breeding & genetics
  • Entomology
  • Health & nutrition
  • Non-ruminant
  • Physiology
  • Poultry
  • Ruminant
  • Welfare
  • Wildlife

Agribusiness & Economics

  • Accounting
  • Appraisal
  • Farm business management
  • Finance & lending
  • Marketing
  • Policy & planning
  • Production costs
  • Resource economics
  • Trade

Environment

  • Air
  • Aquaculture & Limnology
  • Conservation
  • Impact assessment
  • Natural resource management
  • Policy & planning
  • Reclamation & remediation
  • Soil & plant classification
  • Waste management
  • Water
  • Wetlands & riparian areas

Food Sciences

  • Human nutrition
  • Meat science
  • Preservation & storage
  • Processing
  • Quality control
  • Value-added policy

Management *
See below

Plant (Crop) Sciences

  • Agri-forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Pest management
  • Physiology
  • Plant breeding
  • Range management
  • Taxonomy

Research & Development

  • Applied research
  • Basic research
  • Crops
  • Livestock
  • Microorganisms

Soil Sciences

  • Assessments (tax & production)
  • Classification
  • Erosion control
  • Fertility
  • Mapping
  • Soil fertility/Nutrient planning
  • Remediation

Teaching & Extension

  • Academic (agrology sciences)
  • Adult education (non-formal)
  • Assessment & evaluation
  • Business
  • Curriculum development
  • Human relations
  • Production & marketing
  • Technology transfer

* Management: This entails designing, overseeing and managing work processes in the agriculture, food and related environmental sectors. Those with this scope direct other agrologists and programs and projects that entail a mixture of scientific and managerial work. This does not include supervision of technicians and staff doing routine work.
 

Update Your Scopes & Areas of Practice

Registered members can update their scopes or areas of practice online through Edit Member Profile.


   


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