Upcoming Meetings

November 30, 2023, 10A-12P
Workforce Innovation Board of Western Illinois
Hybrid (TBD)

February 29, 2024, 10A-12P
Workforce Innovation Board of Western Illinois

May 30, 2024, 10A-12P
Workforce Innovation Board of Western Illinois
Hybrid (TBD)

Upcoming Events

Please check back regularly for new events.

Agriculture Workshop Series 2023-24

November 28, 2023 – February 8, 2024
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Zoom (Online)
$10 per session or $60 for all (save $20!)

Are you passionate about agriculture? Eager to learn about the latest trends shaping the future of agribusiness? Join us for an enlightening Zoom series where industry experts from various organizations come together to discuss what’s current in agriculture business, technology, and career pathways.

Topics include:
Agribusiness Insights: Delve into innovative business models transforming the industry.
Technological Advancements: Get a glimpse of the cutting-edge technologies in farming and agri-tech.
Sustainable Solutions: Explore sustainable practices that are paving the way for a greener future.
Career Development: Uncover a bounty of career opportunities and pathways in the vibrant world of agriculture.

Session dates and speakers:
• November 28, 2023 (Tuesday) – Self-Employed Farmer and Hancock County Farm Bureau
• November 30, 2023 (Thursday) –  John Deere, Traci Bertelsen
• December 12, 2023 (Tuesday) – Carthage System, Carlos Himan
• December 14, 2023 (Thursday) – University of Illinois Extension, Rachel Curry: Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and Agricultural Conservation
• January 23, 2024 (Tuesday) – University of Illinois Extension, Chris Enroth
• January 25, 2024 (Thursday) – Knox County Farm Bureau
• February 6, 2024 (Tuesday) – Corteva, Sarah Potts
• February 8, 2024 (Thursday) – Smithfield, Todd Bloyd

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