Agribusiness Firms in Alabama: Profiles and Perceptions of Skills and Experiences Needed for Careers in Agribusiness

This study examines the profiles of agribusiness firms and the skills and experiences required for a career in Agribusiness field. Data for this study was generated through a mail survey administered to a total of 300 Agribusiness companies in Alabama. Results are generally consistent with previous studies and show that interpersonal skills, communication skills, ability to use general computer software, and business and economic skills are the most important skills for a successful career in agribusiness.


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Issue Date:
2005-03
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/26740
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/26740
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 36, Number 1
Page range:
124-129
Total Pages:
6




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