Fourth-year UQ agricultural science student Dave Innes, Gatton.
Fourth-year UQ agricultural science student Dave Innes, Gatton.

Job demand hits a high for ag course graduates. Agriculture is the employment "promised land" for the up-coming crop of university graduates.

Unlike so many other students, those striding out of the uni gates with an ag qualification will meet with almost unprecedented demand from employers.

Current statistics reveal vacancies at up to five jobs per student across a variety of career pathways.

Indeed, agriculture stands out as the most likely boom industry in the running to replace mining. And, as such, tertiary educators and industry leaders alike are keenly focused on addressing the shortage of university-trained agricultural scientists, agronomists, economists and agribusiness managers.

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