Do you enjoy gardening?

    Do you like workinig with your hands and being outdoors?

    Do you care for animals?


    Plants, farms and animals are the main focus of agriculture, and the opportunities are huge!

    The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources program of study is committed to preparing the students for careers and life skills through education and training in agricultural commodities and natrual resources. Agribusiness, Veterinary Sciences, and Agricultural Mechanics are available programs on HISD campuses and can get you out of the classroom and enjoying the outdoors.


    High Schools Offering Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Programs of Study

    Bellaire High School

    Booker T. Washington High School

    Chavez High School

    Furr High School

    Lamar High School

    Madison High School

    North Forest High School

    Westside High School

    Worthing High School


    Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

    Veterinary Technicians

    Agricultural Inspectors

    Forest and Conservation Workers


    Certifications and Licensures

    Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA Level 1)

    Texas Floral Design--Level 1 Certification


    High-Paying Careers

    Veterinarian $80,000

    Agricultural Engineer $70,000

    Agricultural and Food Scientist $60,000

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