Agricultural Science Department
The Boone Agricultural Science Department prepares students for academic and career success in the agriculture, food, and natural resource industry.
A diversity of hands-on and rigorous courses are available to students grades 9 - 12. The curriculum is relevant to today's agricultural industry and encompasses topics ranging from biotechnology to ag mechanics to food science and everything in between.
Career pathways in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Cluster offered in the agricultural science course curriculum include:
- Animal Systems
- Plant Systems
- Agribusiness Systems
- Natural Resource / Environmental Systems
- Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
College credit (con-current enrollment) courses through DMACC and high school science credit are also available for some courses in the program.
CASE Certified Program
Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) is the premier curricular materials and training program for agriculture education in secondary schools in the United States.
The ag department at Boone High School is currently CASE Certified in the following areas:
Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Principals of Agricultural Science - Plant
Ag Power & Technology
Model of Agricultural Education
Agricultural Science Curriculum