Strengthening Wisconsin Agriculture: DWD releases SFY 2022 Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Council Report
MADISON – From adding new agricultural career pathways to preparing students through agricultural education programs, the Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Council (WAEWDC) highlights the importance of agri-business in Wisconsin in its 2022 annual report.

The report showcases agriculture as a profitable and exciting career path and reflects the council`s role in advising and informing state agencies, educational institutions, and the Wisconsin Legislature on matters related to agricultural education and workforce development. The council helps attract, develop, and retain the superior workforce required to grow Wisconsin’s production in agriculture, agribusiness, food, and natural resource sectors.

Specifically, the council works to:

  1. Increase the hiring and retention of well-qualified employees in industries related to agriculture, food, and natural resources.

  2. Promote the coordination of educational systems to develop, train, and retrain employees for current and future careers related to agriculture, food, and natural resources.

  3. Develop support for employment in fields related to agriculture, food, and natural resources.

  4. Recommend policies and other changes to improve the efficiency of the development and provision of agricultural education across educational systems.

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- - Volume: 10 - WEEK: 38 Date: 9/15/2022 5:22:33 AM -