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Notable Alumni

Careers & Alumni

Fast-growing, exciting careers begin here

What can you do with an agriculture degree? The better question to ask might be what can’t you do with an agriculture degree. SFA’s agriculture department offers a wide range of concentrations that will prepare you for a variety of fast-growing, high-paying careers, from cattle production to landscape design.

Check out what some of our graduates are doing with their degrees.

Miao Wang, Class of ‘14
Growing manager, Greenlake Nursery

Miao Wang

Miao oversees the production and care of the wide variety of plants available at Greenlake Nursery, a wholesale grower that sells to garden centers, wholesale nurseries, landscape contractors, grounds maintenance companies, and botanical gardens across north Texas.

Dr. Robert Wells, Class of ‘93
Livestock consultant, Noble Research Institute

Robert Wells

Dr. Robert Wells utilizes his years of research and experience in the field of beef cattle production, herd health and herd genetics as a livestock consultant in the producer relations program at the prestigious, international Noble Research Institute in Ardmore, Oklahoma. In this position, Wells connects cattle producers with current research to enable them to meet their goals. He also serves as the executive director for the Integrity Beef Alliance, which empowers cattle producers by emphasizing progressive, sustainable management methods that result in the production of uniform, high-quality cattle.

More notable alumni

  • Dr. Natasha Bell, assistant professor, Texas A&M University at Kingsville, Class of ‘12
  • John Elkins, owner and operator, Historic Polk-Sharp Farm, Class of ‘11 and ‘14
  • Stacey Henthorn, business development manager, Micronutrients, Class of ‘08
  • Dr. Katya Sczepanik, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Hoegemeyer Animal Clinic, Class of ‘11



Department of Agriculture

Agriculture Building
Room 101

Mailing Address:
PO Box 13000, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962