Instruct and advise individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home management activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to advance agricultural and home management activities. May develop educational outreach programs. May instruct on either agricultural issues such as agricultural processes and techniques, pest management, and food safety, or on home management issues such as budgeting, nutrition, and child development.
Other Job Titles Farm and Home Management Educators May Have
4-H Youth Development Specialist, Agricultural Extension Educator, Extension Agent, Extension Educator, Extension Specialist, Family Development Extension Specialist, Family Resource Management Extension Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, Marine Extension Agent, Natural Resources Extension Educator
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Collect and evaluate data to determine community program needs.
Prepare and distribute leaflets, pamphlets, and visual aids for educational and informational purposes.
Conduct classes or deliver lectures on subjects such as nutrition, home management, and farming techniques.
Research information requested by farmers.
Collaborate with producers to diagnose and prevent management and production problems.
Level of Education Attained by Farm and Home Management Educators
Most common level of education among people in this career: Master's degree (49%)
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