Agriculture is the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of soil for growing crops and raising animals to provide food and other products.
Agriculture is a vital component of our local, state, and national economies and offers exciting employment opportunities. In addition to the production of a wide range of valuable agricultural commodities, the Sacramento region is home to numerous multinational agricultural corporations and statewide governmental agencies. It is also a center for international agricultural trade and commerce.
General agriculture students:
Horticulture is the art or practice of garden cultivation and management. Horticulture includes arboriculture, floriculture, landscape horticulture, landscape design, olericulture, pomology, and viticulture.
Our programs cover plant identification, landscape design, construction and maintenance, soils and plant nutrition, plant production and marketing, irrigation and water conservation, integrated pest management, and sustainable horticultural practices.
Career opportunities include: