|ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell Ag Workforce Development and the regional Cornell Cooperative Extension teams are offering a series of hands-on regional training workshops “Growing Great People: Training Skills for Dairy Farmers. Become an Effective On-The-Job Trainer” from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at two locations on June 29 and 30 with the Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops team. Additional trainings will be offered in August by the South Central team. Trainings for the June series are conducted simultaneously in English and Spanish by Dr. Richard Stup, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development; Dr. Kaitlyn Lutz, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NWNY Team; and Libby Eiholzer, MS, Cargill. Activity groups will be in single language or multi-lingual as needed. Cost is $20 per person and includes lunch. Bring a standard operating procedure (SOP) from your farm. Register online at nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/events.php or call Brandie Waite at: 585-343-3040 ext. 138.
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Effective trainings contribute to success of employees and the farm business. With training employees learn how to best complete their task and why it is important to the farm’s success. When employees have the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to do the job right and understand why it should be done this way it: saves time and avoids problems and makes people feel important and involved, which keeps them engaged and reduces employee turnover.
The workshops will included brief presentations and interactive learning following a system of:
TELL: Describe the procedure and why it is important
After the workshop you will be able to:
|For more information about Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development, visit agworkforce.cals.cornell.edu.|