Agriculture, Animal Technology, and Culinary Programs
From barn to field to restaurant floor, our various programs in agricultural science, animal technology and culinary arts provide LBCC students with hands-on experience to prepare them for their future careers. Students in our culinary program get an opportunity to hone their skills in real restaurant settings, while animal technology students get to practice looking after everything from horses to cattle - all in two years!
Animal technology graduates fill labor gap
“These kids come in, and in two years when they’re done, they are hireable." Animal Science Department Chair Clay Weber helps us dive deeper into what our Animal Technology program entails for students.
Soren Skinner continues a family tradition in the kitchen
“My happiest memories, since the age of two, were those spent cooking with my family." Learn about Soren's two-year journey in LBCCs culinary program and help us wish him well as he graduates this June!
Livestock judging team a benefit for competitors and local industry
“The oral communication skills, decision-making ability, and thinking under pressure that one gains on the team are really useful in future careers." Learn about the livestock judging co-curricular at LBCC and how it has allowed students to make new industry contacts.
Jenny Strooband: 'I have the best job on campus'
Linn-Benton Community College helps change lives, and Strooband has been a part of it for 18 years. Read more about how her work in the Equine Science program has changed students' lives.
Taryn McAllister turns a lifelong love into full-time career
Learn about Taryn's journey through our Animal Technology program as she turned her passion for horses into a dream job as Lake Oswego Hunt Club's barn director!
LBCC Culinary Program Helps Feed Fire Evacuees