Agricademy's Agriplorers Horticulture Program
Agriculture...It's Not Just Farming
When people hear the word agriculture they instantly think of a farm with crops growing. In reality agriculture is a vast field to enter into while crop production is part of it you can pursue careers in areas like engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine, research, pharmacology, teaching, biotechnology, environmental science, food safety etc.
The Countdown has started to January 2020! Can you help us reach our goal? We would love to teach 1000+ youth about the agriculture industry next year.
Make Agriculture Cool! A Traveling Agriscience School™
The goal of this project is to spark an interest and “Make Agriculture Cool” to at least 1000 socially disadvantaged youth (ages 7-18 years old) living in the Greater Cincinnati Tri-State region with little to no exposure to the agriculture industry. This will be achieved by offering the “Make Agriculture Cool: A Traveling Agriscience School™.” The program will offer a total of 40 hands-on workshops (1-4 hours long depending on subject). Using agriscience and career exploration we will demonstrate how STEM plays an integral role in Agriculture.
The needed exposure to agriculture will generate a population of youth interested in the field and will provide a needed boost to the number of socially disadvantaged individuals entering the field in the future.