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Andrew Goodman Scholarship Program – Scholarships Available!

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 »

CASE Institute Provides Powerful Tool for Ag Teachers

[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 »

Connecting with Colleges

[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 »