DOWNLOAD: Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair (pdf) - Includes Judging Rubrics
DOWNLOAD: Iowa FFA Exhibitor Report (excel)
Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair Schedule - this schedule runs concurrent with the SSTFI and follows the same judging schedule.
2012 – 2013 Chairperson: Alan and Andrea Spencer, Red Oak
The Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair recognizes students studying the application of scientific principles and emerging technologies in agricultural enterprises.
This is a State and National Level Event.
The rules and deadlines for the Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair will follow those of the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) found at www.sciencefairofiowa.org.
To remain in compliance with the rules for the National FFA Agriscience Fair, the following guidelines must be applied to each project in addition to those for the SSTFI:
The study of animal systems, including life processes, health, nutrition, genetics, management and processing, through the study of small animals, aquaculture, livestock, dairy, horses and/or poultry.
The study of systems, instruments and technology used in waste management; the study of the management of soil, water, wildlife, forests and air as natural resources and their influence on the environment.
The study of product development, quality assurance, food safety, production, sales and service, regulation and compliance and food service within the food science industry.
The study of plant life cycles, classifications, functions, structures, reproduction, media and nutrients, as well as growth and cultural practices, through the study of crops, turf grass, trees and shrubs and/or ornamental plants.
The study of agricultural equipment, power systems, alternative fuel sources and precision technology, as well as woodworking, metalworking, welding and project planning for agricultural structures.
The study of human behavior and the interaction of individuals in and to society, including agricultural education, agribusiness economic, agricultural communication, agricultural leadership and other social science applications in agriculture, food and natural resources.
III. Resource Information
State: All Participants SSTFI Certificate (Awarded in Chapter Packet at SSTFI)
1st Place Individual Medallion (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
2nd Place Individual Medallion (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
3rd Place Individual Medallion (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
1st Team Members Medallions (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
2nd Team Members Medallions (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
3rd Team Members Medallions (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
Category Overall Winners Ribbon (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
Division I Plaque (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
Division II Plaque (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
Division III Plaques (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
Division IV Plaques (Awarded on Stage at SSTFI)
All awards subject to available sponsorship through the Iowa FFA Foundation.