AG WORKFORCE TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Agriculture Innovation at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College offers a large selection of Agriculture Workforce Trainings and Certifications to provide applied education, experiential learning, and direct mentorship from experts and agriculture business owners in the field. By partnering with West Virginia University's Extension Service, local farmers, agricultural enterprise owners, and agriculture industry leaders, Eastern provides guided participant pathways to agriculture workforce needs and entrepreneurship opportunities to supply skilled agricultural labor and foster stability, sustainability and growth of agricultural enterprises, and ultimately, rural economy success.

Participants have the opportunity to enroll in individual trainings, or complete an interest track to receive full certification.

AGRICULTURE FARM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The Agriculture Farm Fellowship offers an in depth, intensive training experience that combines classroom training with hands-on practical experience and mentoring through on farm apprenticeships and "learn to earn" opportunities in up to four certificate interest tracks.

Interested in becoming a mentor or mentee?

To learn more, contact aginnovation@easternwv.edu or call 304-434-8000 ext. 9609.

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2022 Trainings and Certifications Full Schedule

Range Meat Academy

Meat Clerk Lesson Example

Meat Cutter Highlights

Note: The Range Meat Clerk Certification is a pre-requisite to the Range Meat Cutter Certification.

Apply Now!

To enroll in an Ag Workforce Training, please complete the appropriate application below and send it via email to aginnovation@easternwv.edu.

*Please note: The youth application requires a parental and principal/guidance counselor signature for acceptance.

Contact

John Riggs

Director of Ag Innovation

Email: john.riggs@easternwv.edu

Phone: 304-434-8000 extension *9608

Trish Halterman

Ag Workforce Fellowship and Student Training Coordinator

Email: aginnovation@easternwv.edu

Phone: 304-434-8000 extension *9609

Contact Trish Halterman for enrollment information.