Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production conducted on commercial principles, especially using advanced technology. Agribusiness also refers to the group of industries dealing with agricultural produce and services required in farming.
Agribusiness includes agrochemicals, breeding, crop production (farming and contract farming), distribution, farm machinery, processing, and seed supply, as well as marketing and retail sales. All agents of the food and fiber value chain and those institutions that influence it are part of the agribusiness system.
Agribusiness refers to the range of activities and disciplines encompassed by modern crop production and management of the interdependence of the various sectors within the production chain. There are academic degrees in and departments of agribusiness, agribusiness trade associations, agribusiness publications, and so forth, worldwide.
Horticulture, Floriculture, Turf, Viticulture and Ornamental
Horticultural and ornamental agriculture involve breeding and growing turfgrass, flowers, vegetables, medicinal plants, grape vines, and other plants. This garden-based type of agriculture offers many career opportunities. Careers in this industry include arborculture, landscape design, turfgrass research, greenhouse management, floriculture, vineyard management, winemaking, plant breeding, field operations management, garden design, botany, and more.