Curtis Miller serves as Director of Education for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. He develops new educational materials and provides internal expertise on agricultural literacy and awareness among students and consumers. While only 2% of the population works on farms, over 15% works in food, fiber, and green industry segments that produce, package, and distribute food. There are significant numbers of job openings in management, sales, science, and engineering, and the educational areas of the agricultural industry among many other opportunities. Curtis shares an optimistic future for agriculture as the worldwide population continues to expand. For additional information visit www.fb.org. The Foundation’s website is www.agfoundation.org. A new online game on careers in agriculture is available at www.myamericanfarm.org. For a clearinghouse on jobs in the industry visit www.start2farm.gov.
For more from Curtis Miller, listen to the entire show from March 7, 2011 on VoiceAmerica’s archives.
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