Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Agriculture is Nebraska’s #1 Industry…
How do we prepare students?
Since 1917, Agricultural Education has been a transformational part of the high school curriculum for millions of young people. Based on an integrated model of delivery, students experience direct instruction in the classroom and laboratory, leadership development through FFA, and experiential learning via a student’s Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). These three strategies combine to create a holistic development program that prepares students for Nebraska’s largest career field. Today, students receive this premier experience in 189 schools (and counting) across Nebraska. More…
All on the same team…
Students involved with Nebraska Agricultural Education enjoy the benefit of a wide network of support called “Team Ag Ed.” This collection of supporters include the Nebraska FFA Association, Nebraska Department of Education, the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication at UNL, the Nebraska Agricultural Educators Association, the Nebraska FFA Foundation, the Nebraska Vocational Agriculture Foundation, the Leadership Center, the Nebraska FFA Alumni, Nebraska Career Education, the Center for Student Leadership, UNL’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, and Nebraska’s Community Colleges.