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Agriscience Fair

The purpose of the Nebraska FFA Agriscience Fair is to build awareness of science through research of current and diverse agricultural issues and to cultivate career readiness skills through the interaction of students, educators, the public and the research community.

The Nebraska FFA Agriscience Fair is sponsored by DuPont Pioneer and Animal Health International and is available to FFA members is grades 7-12.

  • The Nebraska FFA Agriscience Fair is sponsored by DuPont Pioneer and Animal Health International and is available to FFA members is grades 7-12.

    • The Nebraska FFA Agriscience Fair, (date is located on the FFA Calendar) will be at 10:30 a.m. on the 5th concourse in Pinnacle Bank Arena. All displays must be set up between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
    • Application, as generated by AET, and Written Report, utilizing the template on FFA.org, are due by March 1 via on-line submission:
      • Application must be generated through the AET.
      • Report templates are located at www.FFA.org/agrisciencefair. You must log-in to your FFA.org account to view the templates.
      • Agriscience Fair Application and Written Report PDF, generated from the AET, is to be submitted at the link located on the Teacher Password Protected page. All components must be compiled into one PDF to be uploaded at the link below.
      • Reference the Nebraska FFA Agriscience Fair Handbook to ensure that ALL required components are included in the PDF submitted by March 1st. Any missing components will be given a 0 (zero) on the scoring rubric.

Pre-Qualifying Guidelines

  • An Agriscience Fair Applicant earning a minimum score of 55, as determined by a screening panel using the appropriate prequalifying rubric, on the Agriscience Fair Report submitted will automatically advance to participate in the Nebraska Agriscience Fair.
  • A consistency committee will review an Agriscience Fair Applicant earning a score of 30 to 54 in order to determine the fitness of the applicant to advance to the Nebraska Agriscience Fair.   The consistency committee may choose to advance the applicant based on competitive comparison within the area, evidence of student effort within the area, or evidence of student learning and growth. The consistency committee may also choose to leave the applicant as non-qualifying.
  • Applications earning a score below 30 will not qualify for the Nebraska Agriscience Fair.
  • The list of applicants invited to present at the Nebraska FFA State Convention will be posted on this website and shared through email to advisors/teachers via the Nebraska Ag Ed Listserv.Note: A letter from the local Special Education Department can accompany the application for students with an IEP.

Questions about Agriscience Fair? Contact State Staff!

Updated November 4, 2019 3:32pm