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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 Resources

Please follow this link for professional development materials related to the Annual In-Service for Agricultural Teachers.

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 with 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, Food and Natural Resources Education Consultant
State FFA Advisor

Cassandra Fabian 
(608) 266-7262
Office Operations Associate

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