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Agriculture Science

Courses

Grade Level

Courses

Grade Level

Tech Ag I

9, 10

Biotechnology in Ag

11, 12

Animal Science

10, 11, 12

Agribusiness

12

Plant & Animal Science 10, 11, 12 Agribusiness Internship

12

Horticulture I

10, 11, 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

Contact Information

Lacie Fair

Agriscience Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2841

lacie.fair@usd373.org

 

Katie Honeyman

Agriscience Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2842

katharine.honeyman@usd373.org