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Agriculture Science

Courses

Grade Level

Courses

Grade Level

Tech Agriscience I

9, 10

Plant & Animal Science

10, 11, 12

Animal Science

10, 11, 12

Agribusiness

12

Horticulture I

10, 11, 12

Agribusiness Internship

12

 

What competition opportunities are available?

FFA is an active student organization at NHS. Students compete in many types of competitions including livestock judging, poultry, agronomy, entomology and others. You can run for office, work in community development activities, and earn scholarships.

 

Are there other benefits to me in the Ag Science and Plant Systems pathway?

YES! Start earning college credit now! Agribusiness and Animal Science courses are eligible for dual credit enrollment with Hutchinson Community College with NO TUITION. 

 

What careers are available and how much money can I make?

Below is a list of a few possible career choices in Agribusiness.

Career Specialty

U.S. Salary Median

Education
Requirements

Farm Labor Contractor

$30,600

High school diploma

Nursery/Greenhouse Manager

$69,300

Associates degree

Farmer, Rancher, Ag Manager

$69,300

4-year degree

Farm & Home Mgmt Advisor

$47,380

Advanced degree

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Contact Information

Amber Janzen

Ag Science Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2842

amber.janzen@usd373.org