Areas of Practice

Agrology is a broad multidisciplinary field that encompasses the natural, economic and social sciences as related to the practice and understanding of agriculture and natural sciences.  Agrologists work in a range of jobs, from agriculture and public administration to mining and fisheries. 

Assurance of continuing competence through on-going professional development is critical in meeting the current and the agrologists' responsibility to society. Through lifelong learning, members remain up-to-date in their declared areas of practice, and are informed about the current issues involving the profession of agrology. 

Agrologists Canada:

There are 38 areas of practice designated by the BCIA organized around 4 different sectors.  You may download a PDF of these areas of practice

To find an agrologist knowledgeable in a particular recognized area of practice, please go to Find an Agrologist

The chart below provides a general idea of possible employment opportunities (click to enlarge)