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Farm and Home Management Educators - 25-9021.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Instruct and advise individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home management activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to advance agricultural and home management activities. May develop educational outreach programs. May instruct on either agricultural issues such as agricultural processes and techniques, pest management, and food safety, or on home management issues such as budgeting, nutrition, and child development.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • 4-H Youth Development Educator
  • 4-H Youth Development Specialist
  • 4-H Youth Educator
  • Agricultural Extension Educator
  • Community Educator
  • Extension Agent
  • Extension Educator
  • Extension Specialist
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent
  • Family Development Extension Specialist

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Act as an advocate for farmers or farmers' groups.
  • Advise farmers and demonstrate techniques in areas such as feeding and health maintenance of livestock, growing and harvesting practices, and financial planning.
  • Collaborate with producers to diagnose and prevent management and production problems.
  • Collaborate with social service and health care professionals to advise individuals and families on home management practices, such as budget planning, meal preparation, and time management.
  • Collect and evaluate data to determine community program needs.
  • Conduct agricultural research, analyze data, and prepare research reports.
  • Conduct classes or deliver lectures on subjects such as nutrition, home management, and farming techniques.
  • Conduct field demonstrations of new products, techniques, or services.
  • Maintain records of services provided and the effects of advice given.
  • Organize, advise, and participate in community activities and organizations, such as county and state fair events and 4-H Clubs.
  • Prepare and distribute leaflets, pamphlets, and visual aids for educational and informational purposes.
  • Provide direct assistance to farmers by performing activities such as purchasing or selling products and supplies, supervising properties, and collecting soil and herbage samples for testing.
  • Research information requested by farmers.
  • Schedule and make regular visits to farmers.
  • Set and monitor production targets.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise educators on curricula, instructional methods, or policies.
  • Collaborate with other agencies and institutions to coordinate educational matters.
  • Confer with others to conduct or arrange operational activities.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Maintain operational records.
  • Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
  • Research topics in area of expertise.
  • Schedule instructional activities.
  • Search information sources to find specific data.
  • Teach life skills.
  • Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Marine Corps Community Services Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • USMA, Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • County Home-Demonstration Agent
  • County-Agricultural Agent
  • Extension Service Specialist
  • Feed and Farm Management Adviser
  • Four-H Club Agent