The Arthur Berkey Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Science Fair

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Wharton Center
750 E Shaw Ln 
East Lansing, MI 48824

The Arthur Berkey Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Science Fair recognizes middle and high school students who are studying the application of scientific principles and emerging technologies in agriculture and natural resources. Participation begins at the local chapter/club level and progresses to the state level, and for FFA members the national level. Areas of participation closely mirror those of the International Science and Engineering Fair but reflect an agriculture and natural resources theme.

Eligibility Rules:

1) Competition is open to all FFA and 4-H members in grades 7-12.

2) There are six divisions.

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

3) Project Categories Include:

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



In order to complete the registration process, please complete the online registration portion in full. 

Participant Registration
This registration process requires submission of two documents, one containing your complete research paper and another containing a copy of your abstract/summary. Documents should be submitted in the form of a PDF. Documents must be titled in the following format, File Type_Last Name_Category_Division #; for example, Paper_Turrell_Animal Systems_4 or Abstract_Turrell_Animal Systems_4. Please make sure the documents are complete prior to registering.

Registration for Arthur Berkey Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Science Fair is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on January 17, 2020.

Event Judges Registration

Registration for Arthur Berkey Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Science Fair is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 4, 2020.

Paper Judges Registration

Registration for Arthur Berkey Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Science Fair is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on January 20, 2020.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information or help with the registration proceess, contact ANR Event Services at 517-353-3175 or events@anr.msu.edu.