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WKU Agriscience & Education Field Day

The Department of Agriculture and the students at WKU are pleased to welcome you to the Agriscience and Education Field Day!  The faculty and students have planned an eventful day with contests that reflect practical applications that build knowledge bases and leadership skills that will help them prepare to become college and career ready.

The day is planned by the Youth Development and Agricultural Education class at WKU.  The students enrolled in the class are learning principles and applications needed to become an effective agricultural educator, advisor, and team coach.  From organizing the handbook, awards, contest selection, and food resources, they are involved in all the processes.  Students not only go through the planning and implementation phases of Field Day, but are also instructed on the following topics in their semester long course work; Managing CDE teams, Recruitment & Retention, SAE Record Books, Complete Proficiencies, State & American Degrees, Perkins Funding, Chapter versus Classroom Spending and STEM integration.

Contests include:

  • Agriculture Mechanics
  • Agronomy
  • Agriscience Fair
  • Welding
  • Auctioneering
  • Dairy Judging
  • Demonstrations- Horticulture, Food Science, and Agriculture Mechanics
  • Entomology
  • Equine Science
  • Farm Management
  • Floriculture
  • Forestry & Natural Resources
  • Job Interview
  • Livestock Evaluation
  • Nursery/Landscape
  • Seed I.D.
  • Soils Evaluation

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