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FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education..

The FFA Alumni Association supports and advocates for agricultural education and FFA through gifts of time, talent and financial resources..

The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

The Illinois Association of Vocation Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) is a professional organization for agricultural teachers at all levels..

The Illinois Association of Community College Agriculture Instructors (IACCAI) is a statewide professional organization for postsecondary agriculture instructors. .

The Illinois Postsecondary Agricultural Student (PAS) Organization provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. .

The Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliated Companies Youth Education in Agriculture program offers unique educational programs to Illinois youth in 4-H and FFA. .

The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

The Illinois State Board of Education is the state agency responsible for Pre-K through 12th grade education. Its primary mission is state program leadership, planning, approval, funding, and evaluation..

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources.. provides information about the Agricultural Education profession and encourages students to consider a career as an agriculture teacher..

MyCAERT provides teachers with an integrated online system to Plan, Document, Deliver, and Assess Career and Technical Education instruction. .

Information Technology and Communication Services (ITCS) Instructional Materials provides agricultural education publications in a variety of formats. .

The Agricultural Experience Tracker is the premiere personalized online system for tracking experiences in agricultural education. .
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Agricultural Careers

Over 300 specific career opportunities are available in the Agriculture Industry. The following lists are just a few of them...(click for videos)

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Marketing, Merchandising and Sales Representative

Account Executive
Commodity Broker
Export Sales Manager
Products Merchandiser
Insurance Agent
Market Analyst
Purchasing Manager
Sales Representative
Advertising Manager
Consumer Information Manager
Food Broker
Grain Merchandiser
Landscape Contractor
Marketing Manager
Real Estate Broker
Technical Service   


Scientists, Engineers and Related Specialists
Agricultural Engineer
Environmental Scientist
Plant Scientist
Soil Scientist

Animal Scientist
Food Scientist
Landscape Architect
Natural Resources Scientist
Research Technician
Water Quality Specialist


Managers and Financial Specialists

Business Manager
Food Service Manager
Insurance Risk Manager
Policy Analyst

Credit Analyst
Financial Analyst
Grants Manager
Landscape Manager
Retail Manager
Communication and Education Specialists
College Teacher
Computer Systems Analyst
High School
Information Specialist
Personnel Development Specialist
Radio/Television Broadcaster

Computer Software Designer
Public Relations Representative
Training Manager

Social Services Professionals

          Career Counselor
          Conservation Officer
          Outdoor Recreation Specialist
          Peace Corps Representative
          Rural Sociologist

Community Development Specialist
Consumer Counselor
Food Inspector
Nutrition Counselor
Regional Planner
Youth Program Director
Agricultural Production Specialists

Feedlot Manager
Fruit and Vegetable Grower
Nursery Products Grower


Grain and/or Livestock Farmer
Resources Manager
Greenhouse Manager
Farm Manager
Turf Producer
Wildlife Manager