Published on January 24, 2020
This food system job scan provides a better understanding of the Michigan labor market and enables us to see the types of jobs in different sectors, what the earnings for those jobs are, where there is projected growth, and where there is unfilled demand.
Published on December 12, 2019
What does Michigan need in order to develop, train and maintain a workforce that can supply and sustain the market for local and regional food? Watch these webinars to find out.
2019 Workforce Assessment of Michigan’s Local and Regional Food System: An overview of what we did, what it showed, and why it matters
Published on January 6, 2020
What food systems jobs exist in Michigan? How do employers see the local and regional food system workforce? What training opportunities are available to those who want to enter the workforce? Check out this report to find out.
Developing Michigan’s local and regional workforce: challenges and opportunities identified by surveying business owners
Published on January 31, 2020
How do employers perceive Michigan's local and regional food system workforce? We surveyed and interviewed them to find out.
Published on May 9, 2019
The newest IAT certificate program, Food Processing, Technology and Safety, will accept students starting in fall 2019 in East Lansing, Battle Creek, Lansing, Muskegon and Traverse City.
Published on June 19, 2019
Jesse Traub, Ph.D., named program coordinator at Bay College in Escanaba, Michigan, as part of the Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) partnerships.
Published on October 30, 2018
Horticulture center to provide learning and research opportunities for students in joint WCCCD–MSU IAT certificate programs.
Published on June 3, 2019
Mobile food labs designed by MSU students will travel to different locations in Michigan as part of a new food processing certificate program developed to meet the state’s workforce needs.
Published on April 16, 2019
Does Michigan have the workforce to grow its good food movement? We need your help to find out.
Published on October 24, 2018
Teachers team up with scientists to explore how fisheries science experiences and Great Lakes stewardship opportunities can enhance student learning.