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Definition of Agrology

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Areas of Practice


Agrology professionals have specific areas of expertise. Their work is generally organized around 4 integrated sectors:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Environment
  3. Life Sciences
  4. Food

Areas of Practice

Each sector has specific areas of practice  – types of work and activities that relate to the sector. Each area of practice requires a combination of key competencies to work in that area.

Some areas of practice apply to 2 or more sectors. They are classified as Other on this website.

Regional Differences

Some areas of practice are performed in only specific provinces, depending on:

  • Provincial legislation
  • Local industry conditions
  • Geographical factors
  • Economic factors

Contact your provincial regulator for details on areas of practice in your region.