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Agriscience Fair

Middle and High School (Grades 7-12), Individual and Team (2 Members)

The Agriscience Fair recognizes students who gain real-world, hands-on experiences in agricultural enterprises. Students use scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture, food, and natural resources. The participants must conduct a scientific research project pertaining to the agriculture and food science industries and present their findings to a panel of judges with a display and a report.

Categories and Divisions

Agriscience Fair Categories

Students can compete in the national agriscience fair in one of six categories:

  • Animal Systems
  • Environmental Services/Natural Resource Systems
  • Food Products and Processing Systems
  • Plant Systems
  • Power, Structural and Technical Systems
  • Social Science

Agriscience Fair Divisions

Students can compete in the national agriscience fair as an individual or with a team:

  • 1 – Individual member in grades 7 and 8
  • 2 – Team of two members in grades 7 and 8
  • 3 – Individual member in grades 9 and 10
  • 4 – Team of two members in grades 9 and 10
  • 5 – Individual member in grades 11 and 12
  • 6 – Team of two members in grades 11 and 12

Resources and Materials


Entry Form

Planning Resources - Getting Started

Rules and Materials - Preparing for State Contest

Rubrics - State and National

State Convention Information