Wisconsin Losing Turkey Farms, The State Of Wisconsin’s Workforce

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Heard On The Morning Show
A group of turkeys
Jessica “The Hun” Reeder (CC-BY)

A poultry specialist joins the program to discuss Wisconsin’s declining number of turkey farms. Then, we look at the challenges facing Wisconsin’s workforce — from wage and skill gaps to racial disparities.

Featured in this Show

  • The State Of Wisconsin's Turkey Industry

    The number of turkey farms in Wisconsin has decreased in recent years. An industry expert joins us to discuss why that is.

  • Challenges Facing Wisconsin’s Workforce

    The unemployment rate remains low compared to recent years, but the state still faces challenges in wage gaps, skills gaps and racial disparities. The secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development joins us to discuss the latest news related to the state’s workforce.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Ron Kean Guest
  • Caleb Frostman Guest

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