Sessions Tagged With 'agricultural labor'

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Getting started with the physical labor of farming

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Ned Stoller of Easterseals Michigan AgrAbility discusses the physical workload of starting a farm...hours per day, days per year, lifting, bending, crawling, carrying, digging, reaching, etc. This is a realistic look at the effort you will face for various farm...

Unpacking the Farm Labor Puzzle

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Peabody

One of the biggest challenges in reaching your farm goals is likely related to employees—finding, training, and retaining them. Without employees your growth is limited. Managing the transition from farmer to boss requires skill, practice and patience, plus a basic working...

Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Understanding the Recent Idaho Ag Gag Law Ruling

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Ashley Newhall

A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural service professionals, educators and producers? On November 5th at 1 pm EST, the...