’s AgWarriors Program Taking Off

Joanna Schroeder

During the HR & Food Roundtable last year the company announced that they were taking over the AgWarrior employment program. The initiative is targeted to helping veterans find jobs in the agricultural and food industry. Last year, I sat down with Ericka Osmundson with to learn about the initiative and this year during the 2014 HR & Food …

AgCareers, Audio, Education Agribusiness HR Review Trends for 2014-15

Joanna Schroeder

One of the tools is becoming well known for is their annual HR Agribusiness Review. During this year’s annual HR & Food Roundtable, the survey team released the preliminary results of the 2014-2015 report. The review provides data on a range of human resource (HR) practices relevant to participating agribusinesses over the last 12 months. Today, 86 agribusiness companies …

AgCareers, Audio, Education

How to Motivate Employee Candidates

Joanna Schroeder

How many times have you been talking to a friend and complained about your job by saying you just aren’t motivated? This is the same question leaders ask themselves when working with employees: how can I motivate my employees? and how can I motivate future employees to choose our company? conducted a Candidate Motivation & Behavior Survey in the …

AgCareers, Education

Sarah Wilson is a Farmer On A Mission

Joanna Schroeder

Sarah Wilson is a Farmer on a Mission. She and her family farm in North Dakota and she has experienced first hand how people perceive agriculture. Fact: most Americans are at least three generations removed from the farm. And these new urban dwellers do not understand where our food comes from. This is very important as the agriculture industry is …

AgCareers, Audio, Education, Events

Nicole Price Shares Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace

Joanna Schroeder

Nicole Price’s performance is being measured by her firm, Cy Wakeman, on how much her social media profile improves. Somewhat interesting as she came to Minneapolis, MN yesterday and gave a presentation focused on “Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace” to a full house during the HR & Food Roundtable about a new performance metric for quantifying employee value to …

AgCareers, Audio, Education, Events HR & Food Roundtable Welcomes Full House

Joanna Schroeder

The annual HR & Food Roundtable welcomed a full house this afternoon with record breaking attendance nearing 230 people. The largest event dedicated to human resource professionals recruiting for the agricultural and food industries, this year boasted 70 first timers, 115 different ag companies were represented and 34 different universities and associations were represented. I had the opportunity to …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Audio, Education, Events

Head to Minni for HR Roundtable

Joanna Schroeder

Calling all those human resource (HR) experts in agriculture. Don’t miss out on this year’s 2014 Ag & Food Resources Roundtable taking place August 5-7, 2014 in downtown Minneapolis. This year’s host is CHS and is the premier event for HR and educational professionals that provides relevant content examining recruitment and retention specifically within the ag and food industry. Sessions …

AgCareers, Education, Events, Video

Register Now for the Ag Industry’s Premier HR Event

Jamie Johansen

The early bird registration discount ends June 13 for the 12th Annual North American Ag & Food HR Roundtable. The event brings together human resource professionals, senior leaders, college/university career services and faculty, and association representatives to discuss recruitment and retention within agriculture and food. This year’s Roundtable is August 5-7 in Minneapolis, MN., presented by and hosted …

AgCareers, Education, Events

Presenters Set for 2014 HR Roundtable

Jamie Johansen

It’s time to register for the 2014 Ag & Food HR Roundtable and learn from our engaging lineup of speakers. The Roundtable is the premier North American event for HR and educational professionals that provides relevant content examining recruitment and retention specifically within the agriculture and food industries. The 12th Annual Ag & Food HR Roundtable will be held …

AgCareers, Events

Novozymes Adds New US R&D BioAg Center

Joanna Schroeder

Novozymes has announced the company will build a new research and development center located near the Research Triangle in Park in Cary, North Carolina dedicated to bioagriculture business. The company will invest nearly $36 million over the next three years and create 100 new research and development jobs. “The world needs sustainable agricultural solutions now more than ever before. By …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Soil