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Clearly someone in the Dept. of Ag is proud of AgLearn, but I have to wonder, who are these people who have time to take these courses??? About every two weeks every Ag employee has to click on 'delete' for an AgLearn announcement. Since when is personal enrichment a mission of Ag? Stop it!
Every year we have many, many national conferences where talent comes from all over. Our leadership comes and talks to us about policies, programs and plans they are developing in committees. How about using the talent you bring together and facilitate the development of these documents and plans with real input from real people who have to implement them?
Please allow govt to purchase office space rather than lease when possible. Leasing guarantees taxpayers will pay into infinity, and we pay GSA to manage the leases, and they in turn contract services and maintenance which may be subcontracted. There are so many layers it is hard to get services as required in our contract with GSA, and there are many layers of people who make money in this process and do nothing.