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

Annual In-service for Agricultural Education Teachers

October 11, 2016

Section 1 at WITC, room 247
1900 College Drive; Rice Lake, WI

October 13, 2016

Section 6 at CESA 5 Office
626 East Slifer Street; Portage, WI

October 31, 2016

Section 5 & 10 at EPIC
1979 Milky Way; Verona, WI

November 1, 2016

Section 3 at Western Technical College
Lunda Center, 319 7th Street, LaCrosse, WI

November 2, 2016

Section 2 at CVTC
4000 Campus Road; Eau Claire, WI

November 4, 2016

Sections 8 & 9 at FVTC room  AG117 A&B
1875 N. Bluemound Drive; Appleton, WI

November 17, 2016

Section 4 at Southwest Technical College
Room 493, 1800 Bronson Boulevard; Fennimore, WI

December 8, 2016

Country Aire Hall
F1312 County Road P; Stratford, WI


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 Links

Some of these links may take you to a non-DPI Website. Use of these linked sites do not represent a DPI endorsement of the hosting agency nor other information available at the site.


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