About Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Systems

  • Photo montage of agriculture-related activities

    The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Systems career learning area relates to the environment, food and natural resources such as:

    • agriculture (including food systems)
    • earth sciences
    • environmental sciences
    • fisheries management
    • forestry
    • horticulture
    • water resources
    • wildlife management
    • urban environmental management

    The objectives in this career learning area blend the long-term needs of people and environmental values so the land will support diverse, productive and sustainable processes and products.

    --Oregon Department of Education

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  • These high school programs are related to the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Systems career area:

    • Agriculture Science & Technology (Horticulture)


Community Service Opportunities

Dual Credit Opportunities

  • The following courses enable you to earn credits in high school and at Portland Community College:

    Hillsboro High School

    • Introduction to Horticulture Technology and Design
    • Horticulture Technology and Design 1
  • Related Coursework

    • Horticulture Technology and Design
    • Discovering Natural Resources
    • Environmental Sciences
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