Agricultural inspectors make sure that the agricultural products are healthy, qualified and safe. Based on the regulations and laws. They also inspect fish and logging operations.
• Check the agricultural products, processes, and transportation.
• Exam the health of farm animals.
• Bring samples from animals, plants or products to laboratories for testing.
• Write reports.
Where and When:
• Visit agricultural sites and farms.
What or Who They Work With:
• Agricultural tools and machines
• Digital Cameras
• Sample holders
• Scales, balances and weights
• Hard hats
Education and Training:
• Relevant work experience or some college course work in biology or agricultural science.
• On-the-job training.
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