Skip Navigation

Agriculture Department


Interior of the PavilionThe Paul Stock Agriculture Pavilion is a 22,000 square foot facility used primarily to support the NWC Agriculture Department and Livestock Judging program; it is an extension of student learning through lab exercises and hands-on experience.

Programs directly related to the use of the Agriculture Pavilion are:

  • Animal Science
  • Production Agriculture
  • Farm/Ranch Management
  • Agriculture Business
  • Agroecology
  • Fresh Meats Processing
  • Livestock Judging
  • Show Team

Events held in the Agriculture Pavilion and sponsored by the NWC Agriculture Department or other programs include:

  • District FFA Livestock Judging
  • Practice judging for 4-H and FFA students on a year-round basis
  • The annual NWC Livestock Judging Camp
  • The annual NWC Pig Sale
  • Animal Science lab finals
  • A.I. School
  • Dances Hosted by the NWC Block and Bridle

The Crop and Soil Sciences Greenhouse is a 1,500 square foot facility used to provide hands-on activities to all our students. From forage crop science to range management, the greenhouse is used year-round as a demonstration, semester garden, experiment, and lab activity area.

The greenhouse is completely climate controlled by automation so that we can use it throughout the academic year.