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Career and Education Opportunities for Farm Product Purchasing Agents

In general, farm product purchasing agents purchase farm products either for further processing or resale.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Farm Product Purchasing Agent career.

STATES WITH Farm Product Purchasing Agent OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Farm Product Purchasing Agent

Farm Product Purchasing Agent video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Farm product purchasing agents negotiate contracts with farmers for the production or purchase of farm products. Finally, farm product purchasing agents maintain records of business transactions and product inventories, reporting data to companies or government agencies as needed.

Every day, farm product purchasing agents are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings.