Agriculture Sciences

Watch your future grow!

Diverse career selection, jobs-jobs-jobs, ensuring that the ever-growing demand for food is met are just a few reasons to study in the field of agriculture.  Ag is not just for farmers, it’s everywhere and includes production, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agriculture commodities and resources like food, fiber wood products, natural resources, horticultures and other plant and animal products.

Creative – Innovation- Technology

The industry has invested in research and development that keeps the environment in mind.  Passionate about making a positive impact on those around you? Then the agriculture industry is one of the smartest career paths to take.

The agricultural sector has such a wide variety of jobs to choose from that it is easy to find what suits you best. The industry is growing at a fast pace, with high demand for qualified job seekers in every aspect of agriculture. The U.S. Department of Labor projects significant growth in selected food, renewable energy, and environmental jobs from now to 2018.

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  • North Boone High School
  • High School Credit Earned
  • 2 Year Program
  • Prerequisite: School Counselor Approval

North Boone High School

Agriculture Sciences

Topics to be covered:

  • How agriculture industry is organized
  • Animal, plant, and soil science
  • Horticulture
  • Agriculture resources,
  • Agribusiness management
  • Agriculture mechanics

Course:  Introduction to Agriculture

North Boone High School

Agriculture Sciences

Topics to be covered:

  • Advanced plant and soil science
  • Advanced animal science
  • Food science and technology
  • Applied math/science
  • Microcomputer applications
  • Students required to join FFA

Course: Basic Agriculture Science

North Boone High School

Agriculture Sciences

Topics to be covered:

  • Agricultural business procedures
  • Managing agribusiness
  • Financing
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Sales strategies
  • Students required to join FFA

Course: Agriculture Business Management