Reflections from our First Year of Blogging

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What a year! Thanks for reading our blog Career Cultivation this past year. We’ve had a lot of fun providing valuable content for job seekers, introducing you to our team members, and AGvocated for careers in agriculture. If you have been keeping up with the Career Cultivation blog and are enjoying our posts, be sure to subscribe to receive updates by email. You can also bookmark us to keep up with’s job seekers blogging. Our most popular blogs this year are as follows.


2015’s Most Read Blogs


What I Wish I knew“What I Wish I Knew When I First Started Working” by Bonnie Johnson. In this reflective piece, Marketing Associate Bonnie Johnson shares her musings about what she wishes she would have known entering the workplace years ago, and what she’s learned along the way. A must-read for new graduates and anyone entering the workplace for the first time, whether agriculture or not.


“Degree to Farm: Returning to the Family Farm After College” by Director of Global Business Development & Technology Kathryn Doan. Doan shares perspective on weighing the factors of returning the family farm after graduation from a 2 or 4 year degree program. Check out this blog for the top five reasons to return to the family farm and the top five challenges of returning to the family farm.


“Ag Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree” by Ashley Collins. You would be surprised to know that a chunk of jobs posted to don’t require a college degree. Collins highlights a few careers in which you don’t need a college degree to fill the position.


In 2016, look for more blog posts written by exciting guest bloggers: advocates for the industry, university career services personnel, and agriculture bloggers.


Also, we want to let you know about a special series we will be doing in 2016: if you have questions about the career search, resumes, cover letters, relocation, interviews, accepting an offer, anything–please share your questions in the comments of this post or email them to Look for answers to your questions in an upcoming post!


From to all of our faithful job seekers, we wish you and yours a very special and exciting 2016.

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