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Are you struggling to attract and retain workers for your farm operation? Your situation is not unlike many in farming today. Finding quality employees is challenging and unless you adapt to the new workforce patterns, attracting, hiring, and retaining workers will become more difficult.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is hosting a series of 30-minute, lunch-and-learn webinars that will provide you with tips and tools on employee retention, recruitment, the H-2A system, organizational culture, and labor-saving technology ideas. Join us from the field, the truck, or wherever you are. Webinars are free and open to anyone. All webinars begin at 12 p.m.
Aug. 31: Creative ways to recruit farm employees.
Ohio farmer Marcia Ruff and industry expert Michael Hoffman will share creative ways to attract top talent to your farm. Ruff will share steps their farm operation is taking to recruit farm employees and Hoffman will talk about using the KSAM method to evaluate potential candidates, allowing you to hire the best employees for your operation.
Sept. 28: Creative ways to retain farm employees.
In this 30-minute webinar, industry leaders will discuss the importance of culture and employee growth opportunities, communication, and creative incentives to help retain the best employees for your farm operation. You don’t want to miss this informative webinar.
Oct. 26: Using the H2-A program to address seasonal and small farm labor needs.
Have you ever considered using the H2-A program to help fill your farm labor needs? In this webinar, Ohio farmers Cameron and Mandy Way will share how they are using the H2-A program to fill seasonal farm labor needs, and Sarah Black will help you understand the benefits and the ins and outs of the H2-A program. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the H2-A program and if it’s the right option for your farm.
Nov. 30: The importance of culture in recruiting and retaining farm employees.
Join Ohio Farm Bureau as we discuss the importance of culture in attracting and retaining farm employees. In this webinar, Ohio farmer Mark Ruff and industry consultant Michael Hoffman will outline the importance of a positive culture in employee engagement. Ruff will also share simple steps and examples of their farm culture and how it is helping them attract and retain farm employees.
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