Agriculture & Natural Resources

The mission of agriculture & natural resources is:

  • to prepare students for careers in the agriculture industry;

  • to support students in their career choices; and
  • to develop leadership skills in students to benefit their community and the food, fiber, and natural resource systems.

The Wisconsin and National FFA Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

School Based Agricultural Education - Contextual Inquiry-based Instruction & Learning


What's New in Wisconsin Agriculture & Natural Resources Education

Mail Lists and Discussion Groups 

This is an updated link to sign up for CTE mail lists and discussion groups. Please follow the link to the page to directions on how to sign up.

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education Events:

State FFA Convention - Madison, Wisconsin

Alliant Energy Center
June 13-16, 2016

WAAE Conference - Appleton, Wisconsin

Paper Valley Hotel
June 26-30, 2016


Program Information





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Jeff A. Hicken   (608) 267-9255
Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Consultant

Cassandra Fabian (608) 266-7262
Office Operations Associate



For questions about this information, contact Jeff Hicken (608) 267-9255