Career Development Events

Career opportunities abound within today’s agriculture industry. Career Development Events (CDEs) help students develop the abilities to think critically, communicate clearly, and perform effectively in a competitive job market.There are 22 CDEs, covering job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. Some events allow students to compete as individuals, while others allow them to compete in teams. A sponsorship of each CDE area is $1000 and includes equipment, supplies, awards and a 3 day summer training session for state winning teams going to compete in National Competition.


Ag Issues Agronomy
Creed Speaking Dairy Cattle Evaluation
Dairy Foods Electricity
Extemporaneous Speaking Farm Business Mgmt.
Floriculture Forestry
Geaux Teach Agriculture Gulf of Mexico Speaking
Horse Judging Job Interview
Livestock Judging Marketing Plan
Meat ID and Technology Nursery/Landscape
Parliamentary Procedure Prepared Public Speaking
Poultry Judging Small Engines
Soil Judging Welding
 Veterinary Science