Agriculture

Grow Your Skills in Agriculture-Related Fields

Fields
Students will be introduced to career pathways in agriculture, with a focus on processing, marketing, distribution, and development of products and resources. Opportunities include preparation for careers working outdoors, around livestock, and with high tech equipment. Students will engage in a variety of agricultural activities at a local farm to explore plant science, horticulture, farm livestock and conservation.

Units of Study

  • History of Agriculture
  • Introduction to Agriculture
  • Agriculture Safety
  • Natural Resources (Soil, Water, Conservation)
  • Food Products and Processing
  • Power and Technology in Agriculture
  • Livestock Agriscience
  • Plant Agriscience
  • Agribusiness and Management
  • Mechanical Systems

Available Academic Credits

  • English
  • Science

Articulation Agreements

  • Alfred State College
  • Finger Lakes Community College
  • SUNY Morrisville

Licensing / Industry-Based Certifications

  • OSHA 10
  • Tractor Safety Certification

Work Based Learning

CTE programs bring students into the workplace for real life experiences. Organizations that support our Careers in Agriculture program:
  • Springdale Farm
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Empire Tractor
  • Colby Farms

Career Opportunities

All CTE programs correlate to many career paths.

Start Here:
  • Agricultural Equipment Operator
  • Livestock Care Worker
Go Here with More Education & Experience:
  • Nursery or Greenhouse Manager
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Soil and Water Conservationist

Enrollment Information

Meet with your school counselor to discuss how Career & Technical Education at WEMOCO can benefit your career development. Your counselor can help you begin the enrollment process.

Program Overview - PDF