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  IAVAT Conference PD - Transportation & Trucking Industry  
  Dean Dittmar  6/7/2022 1:07:00 PM  

Hi Ag Teachers-
Dot Foods, Kohl Wholesale, Growmark, and related transportation and trucking agribusinesses have a SEVERE shortage of transportation drivers.   250,000 current job vacancies across the United States with high salaries for high school graduates.  Please consider registering for this professional development workshop on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.   1:30 - 2:20, 2:30 - 3:20, or 3:30 - 4:20 pm

Register - Current teachers and those with an account, can go to, login, visit your Dashboard, select PD Registration and look for this workshop name.

Transportation and Supply Chain of Ag Products Talent Shortages & New Courses
Presenters: Panel of Industry Experts from Growmark, Dot Foods, Frito Lay
Description:  Transporting of agricultural products from field to fork is a very important segment of the agricultural industry.   The Pandemic has caused an increase of online shopping and delivery of products to homes and businesses.   Hear from industry experts about the extreme shortage of delivery drivers and truck drivers with a commercial driver's license (CDL).  Learn about two new course offerings: Agricultural Operations & Supply Management(FY23) and Agricultural Transportation and Logistics(future).  Curriculum resources will be provided.

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Dean Dittmar
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-893-0091 Cell: 618-604-1622
Address: 3358 Big Pine Trail , Champaign, IL 61822
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