2022 Farm Labor Workshop Series

This series of six online workshops is designed to help farmers build practical labor management knowledge and skills.  The workshops are geared to produce and diversified livestock producers who are new to managing employees, and to farmers who are considering changes to how they arrange for and manage labor on their farms. Workshop descriptions are below.

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Fee: $20

Scholarships and multi-session discounts are available, reducing the workshop fee. However, these options are only available for people who request – and receive approval for – reduced fees in advance of registration and payment. To request a discount or scholarship, please fill out this online request form. Please wait to register until you hear back from us via email. If you are approved, you will receive a voucher code that you will use during the registration/payment process to activate a reduced registration fee for the workshops you indicated you wish to enroll in. 

Workshop Descriptions

Cultivating a Safe, Healthy and Productive Crew

Dates and Times: April 5 & 12, 1 pm ET (Noon CT).

Learn how to train employees to safely use tools and personal protective equipment, and in ergonomic approaches to farm tasks that will support season-long productivity and prevent injuries and lost work time.
Presenter: Aaron Yoder, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

This material is based on work supported by the USDA/NIFA Under Award Number 2018-70027-28588 with logos for the Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Program and the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.