Resources For Workers & Students

Washington’s agricultural industry is changing. The industry is evolving to include cutting edge careers in a technical field. Jobs related to agriculture in Washington can be found on farms, in factories, on fishing boats, in laboratories, and on salesroom floors.

Agriculture & Natural Resources Career Cluster

Career clusters identify the knowledge and skills students need as they
follow a pathway toward their career goal. The Agriculture & Natural
Resource Career Cluster
is divided into seven career pathway. Pathways
are grouped by common knowledge and skills required of occupations in
the agriculture and natural resource career fields. View the Agriculture
& Natural Resource Career Cluster Map
and click on the individual
colleges to directly link with each program website.

* 2013-2014 Agriculture & Ag-Related Scholarships

Education & Training Program

View the  2012-2013 Agriculture & Natural Resource Program Guide to start planning your education and training pathway.Visit Classes & Degrees to learn more about the multiple worker retraining and certificate/degree programs in Washington State. 

Agricultural Occupations Quick Guide

View the in-demand occupations related to agriculture in Washington. The demand/decline list of occupations is hosted by the Labor Market and Economic Analysis (LMEA) branch of the Employment Security Department; local Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) are responsible for the development of the lists, as well as, all updates and revisions to the lists.

In-Demand Agriculture Occupations

Career Bridge

Career Bridge is a searchable database created by the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, highlighting education and training programs throughout the state where workers and students can discover:

Careers in agriculture and natural resources appear below. Click on the link and learn more about the career, where workers can update their skills, and students can gain necessary knowledge to work successfully in the industry.