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ACHS - Agriculture

Agriculture Career Technical  Education Pathway

Grow Your Perfect Career

The Agriculture Pathway provides students the opportunity to interact with skilled professionals who specialize in all areas of agriculture, with a focus on animal and plant science. Students will develop leadership skills and experience personal growth while preparing for college or a career through the FFA (Future Farmers of America). Students engage in projects and work-based learning, providing them with the hands-on experience that make learning more relevant. Students in the agriculture pathway participate in career tours, career fairs, compete in FFA Competitions, and participate in internships related to an agriculture field of their interest. Learn and build the necessary skills to start and excel in an agricultural career.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path 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 agricultural career. Classes include:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Agriculture and Soil Chemistry
  • Agricultural Science Management

Get Real
Exposure

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

  • CA FFA STATE Leadership Conference
  • World Ag Expo
  • Career Fairs
  • Career Development Events
  • Ventura County Fair – Market Animal

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your college studies in agricultural science, and with the help of our academic instruction
and industry insight, get a head start in your career. Potential career paths these programs help
prepare you for include:

  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Agricultural Inspector or Engineer
  • Soil & Plant Scientist
  • Agriculture Teacher
  • Precision Agriculture Technician
  • Veterinarian

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

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Ready to Dig in?

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

CTE Teacher:
Sam Swanson
(805) 389-6407
Sam.Swanson@oxnardunion.org

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