Distance Learning Resources for Teachers

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agriculture is a leading industry in Ventura County. Many middle school programs introduce students to careers in agriculture. These four high schools offer agriculture pathways:


Additional Resources

  • Students for Eco-Education & Agriculture (See-Ag) is a valuable resource for Ventura County elementary programs.  See-Ag's mission is educating students and the greater community about the farm origins of our food and agriculture's contribution to our nutritional well-being.
  • An annual California Agriculture in the Classroom conference is held each year in the fall.  This conference is brought to us by the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, whose mission is to increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students.


UC Course List

Agricultural Business

SCCRC Regional Directors

Holly Nolan Chavez, Regional Director, SCCRC



Advisory Meetings

For regional support, contact Greg Beard, Regional Supervisor in Agricultural Education gbeard@calpoly.edu

Additional Resources

Museum of Ventura County - Agriculture Museum - Located in Santa Paula, the Museum preserves and exhibits the region’s farming and ranching history and explores the present and future of the industry.


The lesson plan series contained in the link below has been designed to help students in K-12 learn about American agriculture.



California Agricultural Education 

Agricultural Education instruction is delivered through three major components: Classroom Instruction, Leadership Development, & Hands-On Agricultural Experience. Click the link below for teaching resources related to Agricultural Education