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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...

Labor Law & Your Farm/Ranch Business

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

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...

Ensuring Proper Documentation to Enable Employment on Horse Operations

Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm EST

Hiring immigrant labor requires careful attention to federal requirements for documentation to ensure protection for your business and the employee. This session will discuss how to ensure you are hiring individuals legally able to work in the United States. We will discuss...

Youth and Volunteers: Enabling Experience without Jeopardizing Your Horse Operation

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm EST

Youth and volunteers can gain valuable experience while also providing a reliable source of labor for your operation. In this session, participants will learn about restrictions for youth workers, use of release forms, ensuring statutory immunities for equine activities, and...