Plant Systems

Careers in plant production and protection

Monmouth County Career Center

Students Develop Green Thumbs at Monmouth County Career Center

High school students in New Jersey are getting a jump-start on agriculture-related careers at the Monmouth County Career Center (MCCC) in Freehold. The center’s award-winning horticulture, floral and landscaping programs give students hands-on experience in areas such as floral design, greenhouse operations, landscape and turf management. Their training often leads to employment after high school.... Read more »... Read more »

Botany Careers Continue to Grow in Demand

Roses are red, Violets are blue, If you like working with plants, Maybe botany is for you! While botany may sound like one of those science courses in high school or college you avoided signing up for, the field is actually one of the fastest-growing areas in agriculture. Although many people associate the field of... Read more »... Read more »

Career Overview: Plant Systems

If you have a green thumb, this career pathway may be ideal for you. People who work in the Plant Systems pathway study plants and their growth. This helps producers of food, feed and fiber crops continue to feed a growing population while conserving natural resources and maintaining the environment. Individuals in this pathway also... Read more »... Read more »
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