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[Source: INEDA, 07.17 | Keywords: Ag Education, College] What is the average age of your technicians? If your shop matches the national average, thereís a good chance that many of them will be leaving soon.  According to DieselTechJobs.com, as many as half of the mechanics working today are expected to retire within 10 years, which… Read More »

Making Ag Education COOL

Making Ag Education COOL

[Source: INEDA, 07.17 | Keywords: Ag Education, FFA] When Matthew Eddy first started teaching 19 years ago, he never thought it would become a career. “I always say I showed up teaching agriculture by chance but have stayed by choice,” said Eddy, Southeast Polk High School’s ag instructor and FFA advisor. “I discovered that I… Read More »