Career And College Prep
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Grow Your Career Options
Agriculture and food science have moved a long way from the old family farm. From vertical hydroponics to urban agriculture, you’d be surprised at the diverse opportunities available in these industries. Discover your options today!
Which pathway is offered?
Natural Resources—This pathway prepares students to coordinate activities that contribute to the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources. This includes food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products and services.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
- Agricultural and food scientist
- Agricultural inspector
- Environmental science and protection technician
- Food buyer
- Water quality manager
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.