Welcome to the Agricultural Education Department

The Agricultural Education department at UWRF prepares students for successful roles in education, leadership and communication to meet the needs of the global agriculture community through educational, professional development and service activities.

We offer the following programs:

The department also provides opportunities for teachers with a current WI license in another area to add certification in agricultural education or for agricultural education teachers to add certification in a science area. Please contact Tim Buttlesmail for information on the opportunities for add on certification.

Ag Ed Updates

Important Dates

  • November 13 - Parliamentary Procedure Workshop at Mauston High School
  • November 17 - Parliamentary Procedure Workshop at UWRF (Rescheduled from 11/10)
  • November 20 - Parliamentary Procedure Workshop at Shawano High School (Rescheduled from 11/11)

Student Spotlights

UWRF Teams Successful in National Collegiate Agricultural Education Contests & Award Programs winning several top honors. Learn more

Ag Education majors Skylar Kraemer and Stacey Kunde receive NAAE scholarships. Learn morelink

Brittany Rambatt selected top student in the Home and/or Community Development area by the National FFA Organization. Learn morelink

UWRF students active in National Teach Ag Day. Learn more

Alumni Spotlights

Melissa Ploeckelman was selected as a finalist for Alice in Dairyland. Read morelink

Gena Lillenthal, Brittany Babik and Kellie Claflin attended the 2013 National Association of Agricultural Educators conference as Teachers Turn the Key Scholarship recipients. This program supports agricultural education teachers in their second, third or fourth year of teaching.

Agricultural Education Department
Location: 131 Agricultural Science Building - 611 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022
Mailing Address: 410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022
Ph: 715-425-3555 - Fax: 715-425-3785 -