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WKU Agriscience & Education Field Day

Field Day in the Soil Field

Western Kentucky University's Department of Agriculture and Food Science is 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.

Field Day Registration

2023 Field Day Handbook

Field Day Contests Include:

  • Agriculture Mechanics
  • Agronomy
  • Agriscience Fair
  • Welding
  • Auctioneering
  • Dairy Judging
  • Demonstrations- Horticulture, Food Science, and Agriculture Mechanics
  • Equine Science
  • Farm Management
  • Floriculture
  • Job Interview
  • Livestock Evaluation
  • Nursery/Landscape
  • Soils Evaluation


Field Day is planned and organized by the Youth Development and Agricultural Education class at WKU.  The students enrolled in the class are learning the principles and applications needed to become effective agricultural educators, advisors, and team coaches.  In addition to the planning and implementation phases of Field Day, students are also learning about managing CDE teams, recruitment and retention, SAE record books, complete proficiencies, state and American degrees, Perkins funding, chapter versus classroom spending, and STEM integration.


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 Last Modified 4/19/23