From workshops to dealership tours, INEDA is always working to educate the next generation of equipment dealer employees about career opportunities.
In December, the Iowa-Nebraska Equipment Dealers Association (INEDA) sponsored a Career Exploration Event for high school students interested in learning about job opportunities in the equipment industry. The event drew over 280 students from nine local area high schools who participated in a tour of the Nebraska Ag Expo and a briefing on the various… Read More »
A limited number of scholarships are available to help train current and potential Iowa and Nebraska equipment dealership employees. INEDA will provide matching scholarships up to $1,500 for the 2021-2022 school year, which means if a dealer commits $1,500 in funding, the Association will match the scholarship with $1,500, for a grand total of $3,000. Apply… Read More »
[Author: INEDA Staff, 05.2020 | Keywords: CASE, Training, Ag Education] “CASE is the most powerful tool available for the advancement of agricultural education and enhancement of student learning of agricultural science subject matter.” The Curriculum for Agriculture Science Education (CASE) was started by the National Council for Agricultural Education in 2007 with the goal of… Read More »
[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 »
[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 »