College Ag Enrollment Growing

Taylor HillmanGeneral, Industry News Release

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More college students are seeing a future in agriculture, and a new Central California college campus opens up next week to offer more ag classes. Sabrina Hill has more.
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The Food and Agriculture Education Information System released information showing a steady increase in enrollment in agriculture programs. In fact, enrollment in those programs around the nation is up 21 percent since 2006.
Meanwhile, just this week students and staff of the College of the Sequioias in Tulare County celebrated the opening of a new campus. The campus will have a large ag focus, with classes in horticulture and agriculture. The facility also has 65,000 feet of space dedicated to animals and plants. Students will start filling the halls, and ranch, on Monday.