Career Guide to UNL Majors - Agricultural Economics

Learn about the career paths of UNL students and recent graduates.


  • Agronomist, GBA Inc.
  • Assistant Manager, Bartlett Grain LP
  • Commercial Sales Trainee, Dow AgroSciences
  • Commodity Merchandiser, Green Plains Renewable Energy
  • Detail Agronomist, GFG Agriculture Services
  • Farm Hand, M & B Farms
  • Farm Manager, Holzfaster Farms
  • Farmer, Drohman Farms
  • Farmer, Family Farm
  • Farmer, Grosshans Farms
  • General Farm Hand, Family Farm
  • Grain Farm Marketer Trainee, Cargill
  • Hired Hand, Barry Cattle Co
  • Hired hand, Dahlgren Cattle Company
  • Livestock Manager, Bear Creek Farms, Inc.
  • Mail Manager, Livestock Feeders
  • Manager, Gengenbach Farms
  • Marketing Rep, John Deere
  • Owner/Operator, Farm
  • Precision Farming Consultant, John Deere
  • Sales Agronomist, Cargill
  • Sales Trainee, Dow AgroSciences
  • Student Pilot, United States Air Force
  • Yard Manager, Huff Livestock

Further Education

  • J.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master in Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Accusystems Account Filing Intern, First State Bank of Gothenburg
  • Agronomy Intern, Ag Valley Coop
  • Agronomy/Sales and Marketing Intern, Helena Chemical
  • Commodity Trading Intern, JD Heiskell and Co
  • Crop Scout, Crops Unlimited
  • Crop Scouting, Central Valley Ag Coop
  • Extension Plant Pathology Intern, UNL Dept of Plant Pathology
  • Field Scout Internship, Linker Seed Agency
  • Intern, Nebraska Corn and Soybean Board
  • Intern, Sandhills Publishing
  • Intern, Senator Mike Johanns
  • Safety & Compliance Intern, Midwest Farmers Coop
  • Sales and Marketing, Aurora Coop
  • Sales Intern, AgriGold Hybrids
  • Sales Intern, LG Seeds
  • Intern, Prairie Brand Seed
  • Sales Intern, Sandhills Publishing
  • Sales, Marketing and Detasseling Supervisor, Nebraska Irrigated Seeds
  • Seed Production Intern, Syngenta
  • Summer Intern, US Grains Council

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