UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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

  • August 15: Fall Ag Education Student Teaching Orientation
  • September 2: Academic Day orientation for new UWRF students
  • September 10: Ag Education Picnic

Student Spotlight

Ag Education majors Sally Albers, Sauk Prairie, and Leeah Luepke, Spencer, elected to WI FFA State Office. Learn morelink

The Ag Education Society & ATA Relay for Life team raised $1,526.15 to support the American Cancer Society. Learn morelink

Brittany Rambatt is featured in the 2013 Wisconsin FFA and Wisconsin FFA Foundation Annual Report - See the Vision Live the Mission.

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.