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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-9021 Farm and Home Management Advisors

Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; and instruct and train in product development, sales, and the use of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisers, home economists, and extension service advisors.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southwest Minnesota         

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/A0.0%
Minnesota N/AN/A-2.4%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 220$83,375.99/yrN/A
Emergency Management Directors 190$39.84/hr5.7%
Animal Scientists 240$32.30/hr4.4%

  • Conduct classes or deliver lectures on subjects such as nutrition, home management, and farming techniques.
  • Schedule and make regular visits to farmers.
  • Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given.
  • Research information requested by farmers.
  • Research information requested by farmers.
  • Conduct agricultural research, analyze data, and prepare research reports.
  • Collaborate with social service and health care professionals to advise individuals and families on home management practices, such as budget planning, meal preparation, and time management.
  • Collaborate with producers to diagnose and prevent management and production problems.
  • Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given.
  • Advise farmers and demonstrate techniques in areas such as feeding and health maintenance of livestock, growing and harvesting practices, and financial planning.