Sorry, Farmers, You’re Soon to Be out of a Job. Urban Shepherd, Anyone?

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I don’t mean to alarm you, farmers, but your job is in danger. Career Cast, a job-hunting site, recently released its “Most Endangered Jobs for 2014” with the role of farmer listed in the No. 2 position, faring only slightly better than the much-beleaguered mail carrier. Two things: this is not shocking, nor necessarily negative. Let me explain. Career Cast tallies its ranking largely based on whether or not certain jobs can be carried out using technology, thus replacing the human element over time. When we look at some other roles on the list — meter reader, newspaper reporter (ahem),…

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