Agriculture

Agriculture Department Fundraiser

The Agriculture Department will host the annual Cisco College Invitational FFA CDE Contest on April 4th at the Cisco Campus. Events include: Cotton, Farm Business Management, Land, Homesite Evaluation, Entomology, Milk Quality, Range Plant ID, Range, Horse, Poultry, Veterinary Science, Wildlife, and Wool. You can register ONLINE at: https://www.judgingcard.com/Registration/Default.aspx

Event Registration:

  • Entry Deadline: Entry deadline to GUARANTEE your FREE Cisco College Invitational FFA CDE Contest shirt is Friday March 3rd at 11:59 p.m. Contest entry deadline will be Sunday, March 19th at 11:59 p.m. All entries made prior to this deadline will be $12.00 per contestant. Any entries or changes received after the deadline (Sunday, March 19th at 11:59 p.m.) will be $20.00 per contestant. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Team

Full and partial scholarships are available. Students interested in Meat Judging should contact Brandi Terry.

Agriculture Department

The Agriculture Department offers courses from a variety of agriculture fields of study including The Agricultural Industry, Agronomy, Introduction to Agricultural Economics, Introduction to Animal Science, Dairy Science, Horticulture, Livestock Evaluation, Marketing of Agriculture Products, and Wildlife Conservation and Management.  Detailed information for each course is located in Course Descriptions and all courses have been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for academic transfer.

Dual Credit

Cisco College is now offering dual credit, online and traditional agriculture courses. Agriculture Dual Credit is a great option for students seeking a fourth science, or for students pursuing a degree in Agriculture who would like to receive college credit while still in High School.  Detailed information for Dual Credit can be found here.

Degree Plan

Cisco College offers an Associate of Arts Degree in Agriculture.  Any student interested in pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree in Agriculture should use the Degree Plan provided as a guideline.  Courses offered by Cisco College are accredited courses and will transfer to universities as freshmen and sophomore level courses. 

For more information about the program contact Brandi Terry.

Application Procedure
  1. Complete application to the college.
  2. Applicants may contact Brandi Terry, Agriculture Professor, for more information.
  3. Applicants may contact Debbie Baker, Division Chair, for more information.
Admission Requirements

Applicants for admission to this program must fulfill the general requirements for admission to the college.  The procedure for seeking admission to the college is as follows:

  1. Complete application to the college.
  2. Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  3. Talk to a counselor about testing.

Prospective students should also remember that acceptance by Cisco College does not guarantee admission into specific occupational programs. Additional factors considered for admission may be a satisfactory record in high school or college, placement tests and other criteria.

Agriculture Scholarship Form

Agriculture Scholarship recipients for this program must fulfill the general requirements for admission to the college. All Agriculture Scholarship recipients and amounts will be determined by Brandi Terry based on the student high school performance, Chapter Advisor recommendation, and financial need. General Agriculture Scholarships, Textbook Scholarships, and Meat Judging Team Scholarships are available.

The procedure for seeking Agriculture Scholarship to the college is as follows:

  1. Complete the Agriculture Scholarship Form
  2. The Education Record is to be completed by the Chapter Advisor and mailed separately by the Chapter Advisor.
  3. Mail the completed form to:
    • Cisco College Agriculture Department
      ATTN: Brandi Terry
      717 E. Industrial Blvd
      Abilene, Tx 79602