AFRI Special Topics: Meat and Poultry Processing – Agricultural Labor Force Training (A7602)


The Meat and Poultry Processing Agricultural Workforce Training Grant Program (A7602) is offered through the Education and Workforce Development Call for Applications. Work (EWD) of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI). For eligibility and more information, please see the Advance Call for Applications.

Priority description of grant program area:
Safe and resilient meat and poultry supply chains require a trained, skilled and diverse workforce with the right skills in the right place. Based on stakeholder feedback, an expanded workforce is one of the most common and persistent needs in the beef, pork and poultry sectors. To contribute to the pool of well-trained workers and support safe workplaces with fair wages, this program aims to support the development, expansion and standardization of meat and poultry processing training programs in community, junior and technical colleges.

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Program contact details:
Dr. Carlos Ortiz, National Program Manager
Donna Hiatt, Program Specialist

If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Donna Hiatt, at [email protected] Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to participants with limited English proficiency and those requiring reasonable accommodation upon request.

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