Why do we need Agriculture Education at MHS?


Our community has a lot of employment opportunities in the Agriculture industry; and we want to provide our students with a convenient on-site educational experience that will prepare our future graduates for these careers.

We also know that because science is such an important part of a student’s high school curriculum, adding in several agriculture classes that students can take to expand their knowledge in plant and animal science will potentially influence and encourage a college and career path post-high school.

A full-time agriculture education program at MHS will also allow the district to have an active FFA Chapter. This extracurricular opportunity will grow our students into professional leaders, speakers, and businessmen; plus provide scholarships, networking, and experiences that will plant a seed for each member’s future.



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 Courtesy of Illinois Farm Bureau