The Agriscience Fair program is aimed at providing opportunities for experiential learning in a specific subject matter. Ohio operates on a pre-qualifying system, similar to the National Agriscience Fair process.
- 36 total categories/divisions
- 7th and 8th grade division (teams and individuals)
- 9th and 10th grade division (teams and individuals)
- 11th and 12th grade division (teams and individuals)
- Categories are Animal Systems, Environmental Services/Natural Resources Systems, Food Products and Processing Systems, Plant Systems, Power, Structural and Technical Systems, and Social Systems
Report Pre-Qualifying – Reports due electronically by 9:00 pm on March 10, 2023
Using the AET Application Center, students must use the “Complete/Print Your App” screen to generate the PDF with a version number for the teacher to select and submit to state evaluation (see the resource guide for more information or reach out to Whitney Short).
- The Top 4 projects with a minimum score of 45 points from each category/division will be interviewed to determine final placings
- The finalists in each division will be posted March 27, 2023 – 2023 Top 4 Finalists Interview Schedule
- National will require their report template be used (NOT required for Ohio, with the understanding that this report will have to be edited if a state winner). Report template(s) found here: https://www.ffa.org/participate/awards/agriscience-fair
Resources and Results
Resource Guide for Ohio Agriscience Fair
Request for Area of Determination
Agriscience Fair Handbook – This handbook includes rules, report format and display suggestions, along with all rubrics being utilized to judge.
Agriscience Fair visual display and interview resource – This is a resource with tips for success in creating a visual display and preparing for the interview. The suggestions in the video are not requirements.