Careers in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Food Production

Agriculture touches the lives of every individual either through the foods they eat or the natural fibers in their clothes. Nationally, the Agriculture Industry has double the number of career opportunities as there are new agriculture graduates! 

Want a rewarding career that allows you work with your hands, watch products transcend from Farm to Fork, create a healthier environment or get paid for your love of animals? Check out the list of Top Ag and Natural Resource Jobs and follow your passion.  Here is a more detailed account of Labor Market Information for Agriculture, Food and Natural Science Occupations compiled by Centers of Excellence including number of openings, salaries and education requirements! 

Pathway Resources

Below is a list of resources for teachers, students and industry partners!

Teacher Resources:

Farm to Fork Regional Curriculum

Program of Study Template

Student Resources:

California Career Zone 

Who Do You Want to Be - Agriculture 

My Big Future     

USDA Agriculture Sites 

US Department of Labor – Career OneStop 

My Future  

Industry Partner Resources:

CRANE Work Based Learning Continuum