Farmer Veteran Coalition to Hold Stakeholders Conference

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Organizations that support military veterans pursuing food, farming, and agricultural careers will gather in November to hold a stakeholders conference. The event will be hosted by the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC), in coordination with the Drake University Agricultural Law Center (ALC), November 14-15, 2014 at Drake University Olmsted Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The conference is being held to “empower …

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Sarah Wilson is a Farmer On A Mission

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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 …

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Nicole Price Shares Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace

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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 AgCareers.com HR & Food Roundtable about a new performance metric for quantifying employee value to …

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AgCareers.com HR & Food Roundtable Welcomes Full House

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The annual AgCareers.com 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 …

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Farm Aid 2014 in North Carolina

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The year was 1985 when the first Farm Aid concert was held – the height of the farm crisis. It was thought to be a one-time event, but it has been carried on over the years by organizers Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp and this year’s event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre …

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Make Plans for Canada’s 21st Outdoor Farm Show

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Starting September 9, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) returns to Woodstock, Ontario after an extremely successful 20th anniversary last year. The annual three day event is arguably Canada’s largest and top farm show. Best known for interactive outdoor demonstrations in the field, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) continues its 20-year tradition once again with a full line-up of new technology …

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Southern Peanut Growers Meet this Week

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It’s time once again for the Southern Peanut Growers to head to Panama City Beach. The 16th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 24-26 at the gorgeous Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers an opportunity to learn more about the industry and important issues while also enjoying a relaxing time …

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2014 Farm Progress Show Preview

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The 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa is just around the corner already! Where has the summer gone? Our hick chick reporter Leah Guffey got in touch with show manager Matt Jungmann to get a preview on this year’s show and find out what’s new and what’s going on with the demonstration fields. Matt says the corn is growing, …

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Head to Minni for AgCareers.com HR Roundtable

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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 …

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Register Now for the Ag Industry’s Premier HR Event

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The early bird registration discount ends June 13 for the AgCareers.com 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 AgCareers.com and hosted …

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