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What is Agribusiness?

Agribusiness is a subject in which horticulture, animal and fish husbandry are experienced through a blend of hands-on activities and plant and animal science. These are experienced through open fields, science labs, fish rooms, greenhouses, rabbitries and other farms, hatcheries, plant nurseries and much more. In the subject the sectors of Agriculture, Landscaping, Aquatics, Pets, Veterinary nursing and Environmental conservation are all given importance for a holistic approach towards Agribusiness.

Why study Agribusiness?

Agribusiness will be an asset for learners who wish to pursue a career within the sectors of Agriculture, Landscaping, Aquatics, Pets and Veterinary nursing as it provides invaluable knowledge and hands-on experiences that are directly related to these sectors. However, students may also choose Agribusiness if they want to learn more about food production, nature and farming through a greater hands-on approach.

Agribusiness related job areas:

  • Farming
  • Veterinary nursing
  • Aquarists
  • Fish farm operations
  • Animal Grooming
  • Plant nurseries
  • Food science
  • Governmental inspections and consultancies
  • Agricultural/Pet retail
  • Landscaping

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