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. 

There are 38 areas of practice designated by the BCIA.   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)