down Go Back to Our Ideas Report/Research Skills Mapping in the Central Valley Full Reportright At a Glance This report, one of a series, examines how The Wonderful Company and its partners are using skills mapping to ensure that high school, college, and work-based learning experiences prepare students for high-paying careers in agriculture. Published may. 01, 2016 Contributor Thad Nodine Topics Career Pathways Career and Technical Education Postsecondary K12 Program Design Agriculture Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email In California's Central Valley, the agriculture industry is growing, offering high-paying, family-sustaining careers. Despite this opportunity, few young people in the region have the skills necessary to gain employment in the field and meet employers’ needs.This series details how The Wonderful Company, together with JFF, is tackling this skills gap through the Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep program. Its vision is to prepare youth for college and career success, and cultivate tomorrow’s leaders in agriculture, business, science, and technology.