Agriculture is the mainstay of many Economy. Agriculture is a business and should always be seen as one.
Team work is very essential in every business and the agricultural sector is not left out. In this sector, collaborating with individuals, businesses has proven efficient and should continue in that direction. The agricultural sector doesn’t limit you, it creates room for everyone irrespective of your area of pursuit/discipline.
There are various areas in the agricultural sector that you can be part of;
Agricultural marketing: You don’t necessarily have to start your own farm and production, all you have to do is align yourself with someone else who has a farm and is into production and start marketing their products. You’ve already created job for yourself and increased the source of income for the other.
Agriculture Journalism: There are so many farmers in different regions doing great things in the agricultural space but their voices are not heard. This is an opportunity you can leverage on by being a voice to the voiceless. Tell the stories of these farmers, write articles, podcasts, video interviews to spread the word on what they do, the challenges they are faced with in their regions.
Agricultural Consulting: A lot of persons are coming to terms with the fact that agriculture is a business and a very huge one at that. There are some that still sees it as a get rich quick scheme and are missing out. As an agricultural consultant, you can advise them on the right path to follow by providing quality consultation services from listening to the type of business they want to venture into, drawing up a business plan, a business model that can serve as a guide to help them run their businesses effectively.