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Sustainable Agriculture

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Sustainable Agriculture Skills
Learn tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the      ever-evolving agriculture industry.

Grow Your Career

The Adolfo Camarillo Sustainable Agriculture Pathway provides instruction in agricultural science and agricultural science systems management, giving students the opportunity to develop premier leadership and personal growth while preparing for college or a career through the FFA (Future Farmers of America). Sustainable agriculture is a career that focuses on society’s food and textile needs in the present, without compromising the viability of future generations to continue to feed and clothe the world’s growing population. Students get the opportunity to interact with skilled professionals who specialize in all areas of agriculture, with a focus on animal and plant science. Students engage in project and work-based activities that make learning more relevant and engaging.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select career paths that they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new agriculture career. Classes include:

  • Sustainable Ag
  • Ag & Soil Chem (Honors) 

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you
in the field of sustainable agriculture. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • CA FFA State Leadership Conference
  • World Ag Expo
  • Career Fair
  • Career Development Events

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in sustainable agriculture with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Agriculture Inspector
  • Soil & Plant Scientist
  • Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Agriculture Teacher

Industry Average: $61,000 - $153,000/Year
Projected Growth in Field: 5% to 9%

Ready to Dig in?

Contact your college & career technician for availability.
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Sam Swanson
(805) 389-6978

Grow Your Career in Sustainable Agriculture

Do you like being outdoors learning about plants and domestic animals? If agriculture and working with animals are among your interests, and sustainable growth and conservation some of your passions, a career in the field of sustainable agriculture could be your calling. This is where science meets earth for the health and well-being of our entire planet! Pursue your dream of working in agriculture and grow your dreams through the Sustainable Agricultural Pathway, which can provide you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills you need to pursue a rewarding career.

Jump Start Your Career

Jump start your career or use valuable trade skills to work your way through college!


Does a career in animals or livestock interest you?

Through FFA, students in the agriculture pathway will learn about livestock nutrition, genetics, breeding, and animal health. Students are also able to raise a market animal for the Ventura County Fair to expand their livestock experience. This program now also offers the opportunity for a rewarding experience working with our Guide Dog Puppy Program. Students may apply to raise a guide dog puppy their third year in the program.