AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

This two year program prepares students for agricultural careers in a variety of areas through course work, labs, project based learning, and green house studies.  Agricultural Education introduces students to the cultivation, processing, marketing and distribution of food forestry and horticultural that occur in built-up “intra-urban” areas.  Agriculture has been identified as a growing career field with many job opportunities and a shortage of qualified workers.  According to the National FFA Organization, agriculture is the nation’s largest employer, with more than 23 million jobs (17 percent of the civilian workforce) involved in some facet of American agriculture.