DWD releases SFY 2022 Wisconsin Agricultural Training and Workforce Advancement Council Report

Adella Miesner

&#13 &#13 News Place &#13 Tony Evers, Governor&#13 Amy Pechacek, Secretary-designee Department of Workforce Development&#13 Secretary’s Workplace&#13 201 E. Washington Avenue&#13 P.O. Box 7946&#13 Madison, WI 53707-7946&#13 [email protected]&#13 Phone: (608) 266-3131&#13 Fax: (608) 266-1784&#13 Electronic mail: [email protected] MADISON – From adding new agricultural job pathways to making ready students via […]

Tony Evers, Governor
Amy Pechacek, Secretary-designee

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary’s Workplace

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
[email protected]
Phone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784
Electronic mail: [email protected]

MADISON – From adding new agricultural job pathways to making ready students via agricultural education applications, the Wisconsin Agricultural Instruction and Workforce Advancement Council (WAEWDC) highlights the importance of agri-business enterprise in Wisconsin in its 2022 once-a-year report.

The report showcases agriculture as a rewarding and remarkable vocation path and demonstrates the council’s purpose in advising and informing condition companies, educational institutions, and the Wisconsin Legislature on issues relevant to agricultural schooling and workforce growth. The council assists draw in, acquire, and keep the superior workforce required to improve Wisconsin’s manufacturing in agriculture, agribusiness, meals, and natural resource sectors.

Specifically, the council will work to:


  1. Increase the choosing and retention of perfectly-competent staff in industries linked to agriculture, meals, and pure resources.
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  3. Endorse the coordination of educational methods to produce, educate, and retrain personnel for present-day and potential careers related to agriculture, food, and pure methods.
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  5. Establish aid for employment in fields associated to agriculture, food items, and normal resources.
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  7. Recommend procedures and other changes to make improvements to the efficiency of the progress and provision of agricultural training across academic methods.
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“Competition for staff is potent statewide and agriculture is no exception. Agriculture is a sizeable driver of the state’s economic system, contributing $104.8 billion in revenue per year and accounting for practically 12% of the state’s employment,” DWD Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek reported. “Going forward, advertising and marketing these employment possibilities and operating with associates to produce job pathways will be important to appeal to youthful talent and keep a flourishing agricultural sector. DWD welcomes the recommendations of the Wisconsin Agricultural Training and Workforce Development Council as we continue to construct and strengthen Wisconsin’s workforce for the 21st century and over and above.”

The WAEWDC annual report incorporates critiques of agricultural education courses provided by Wisconsin’s academic methods and institutions: the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Wisconsin Complex School Method, College of Wisconsin Process, and UW–Madison’s Division of Extension. It also involves particulars on the objectives and things to do of the WAEWDC during state fiscal 12 months 2022.

“This council is composed of people today dedicated to the upcoming of Wisconsin agriculture,” Council Chair Sara Schoenborn said. “With each other, we have designed plans that will strengthen the agriculture market and its upcoming era of leaders. It is inspiring to see what a difference the council is building today and the ideas they are creating for an even larger influence tomorrow.”

Highlighted in the report is the Council’s commitment to its mission by location attainable goals, with subcommittees focused on employing and attaining these objectives, which involve:


  • Supporting agricultural instruction instructors and obtaining powerful methods to achieve every single student to emphasize the possibilities available in agriculture in a favourable, purposeful way.
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  • Partnering with DPI to embrace and advertise the advancement of a statewide agriculture pathway.
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  • Studying recent tendencies, evaluating founded perspectives, and creating a branding, advertising, and public outreach plan for professions in agriculture.
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“The Wisconsin Agricultural Education and learning and Workforce Enhancement Council is focused on its 3 aims to help agricultural education and learning instructors, build a statewide agriculture pathway, and promote agricultural careers,” DATCP Secretary Randy Romanski reported. “I am very pleased to collaborate with federal government, training, and marketplace partners to advance this perform and produce Wisconsin’s long run agricultural workforce.”

Wisconsin Agricultural Education and learning and Workforce Enhancement Council Once-a-year Report


Wisconsin’s Section of Workforce Improvement effectively delivers powerful and inclusive providers to fulfill Wisconsin’s assorted workforce demands now and for the foreseeable future. The office advocates for and invests in the safety and financial advancement of all Wisconsin staff, employers and occupation seekers by way of six divisions – Employment and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation, Unemployment Insurance coverage, Equal Legal rights, Worker’s Payment and Administrative Products and services. To hold up with DWD bulletins and data, signal up for information releases and adhere to us on Fb, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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