Ag Education teacher candidate Lea Zuern talks with a student


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 Buttles for information on the opportunities for add on certification.

Agricultural Education

Ag Ed Updates

Student Spotlights

Ag education majors Connor Anderson, Madeline Bode and Alex Klapoetke receive NAAE scholarships. Learn more

Alumni Spotlights

Several UWRF agricultural education alumni will be recognized at the 2017 National Association of Agricultural Educators Convention:

  • Kristin Hanson - B .S. Ag Education, 2000– Region III National Agriscience Teacher of the Year

  • Glen Schraufnagel - B.S. Ag Education 1998, M.S. Ag Education 2012 – Region III Ideas Unlimited

  • Whitney Barnes – B.S. Ag Education, 2014 - Region III Teachers Turn the Key Scholarship (Wisconsin)

  • Julie Mellum – M.S. Ag Education, 2016 Region III Teachers Turn the Key Scholarship (Minnesota)

Important Dates

March 24 - Ag Technology Contest