AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION MISSION

Agricultural education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resources systems.  Agricultural Education instruction is delivered through three major components:

CLASSROOM LAB INSTRUCTION

Since 1917 with the passage of the Smith-Hughes Act, federal and state legislation has provided leadership for the implementation and improvement of agricultural education programs. The foundation of any successful Agricultural Education program is based on three inseparable and interdependent components that include: rigorous Classroom Instruction, FFA leadership and relationship development activities, and Supervised Agricultural Experience projects that provide relevant skills in agriculture.

SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Students with a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) learn by doing. With help from their agricultural teachers, students develop an SAE project based on their desire to develop career skills through work-based learning experiences.

FFA

FFA is a dynamic youth organization within agricultural education that changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.

North Dakota Agricultural Education is a program area under the supervision of the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education.

cte-socialmedia-northdakota.jpg
  • White Instagram Icon

© Copyright 2020

Contact Us

Tel: 701-328-3185

Email: ndffa@ndffa.org

Address

600 E Boulevard Avenue

Dept. 270 ~ 15th Floor

Bismarck, ND 58505-0610