Careers in Agriculture

Opportunities to Grow Your Dreams from the Soil to the Sky

Get your hands dirty as you dig into your future and feed your interests. Cultivate knowledge in
horticulture, master the secrets of farm livestock, and embrace the art of conservation. Plant the seeds of opportunity as you work outdoors, alongside livestock, and with high-tech equipment. Harvest your potential in processing, marketing and distribution in the agricultural world.

What You Can Learn

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

What You Can Earn

Available High School Academic Credits
At district request, students may earn:
  • English
  • Science
Licensing/Industry-Based Certifications
Students have opportunities to earn:
  • OSHA 10
  • Tractor Safety Certification
Work-Based Learning
Organizations that support our Careers in Agriculture program:
  • Springdale Farm
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Empire Tractor
  • Colby Farms

Where You Can Go

Career Opportunities
Minimal Requirement Beyond CTE Program
  • Agricultural Equipment Operator
  • Livestock Care Worker
Require Additional Education and/or Experience
  • Nursery or Greenhouse Manager
  • Farm Supervisor
  • Soil and Water Conservationist
Postsecondary Pathways
Articulation Agreements
  • Alfred State College
  • Finger Lakes Community College
  • SUNY Morrisville

Get Started

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