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NEWS - Horticultural Careers: Where Do You See Yourself Planted?

  • By Barb Gorges, Special to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Have you thought about a career in horticulture?

Last fall, the White House announced the “America the Bountiful Initiative” because the number of students currently studying agriculture is not meeting real world job demand. That in turn is causing potential vulnerability of the food supply which is a national security issue. A U.S. Department of Agriculture study in 2015 showed that 35,400 students graduated with ag-related degrees – short of the 59,000 job openings. Read more.