This program focused on human and legal risk involved with acquiring and managing family and non-family hired labor for livestock and crop production. Participants self-reported a better understanding of skills related to labor recruitment and retention, labor regulations, tax issues related to managing hired labor, communication including negotiation and conflict management, and compensation systems.
Delivery of 10, four hour sessions for 127 participants were face-to-face, interactive workshops. Presenters utilized PowerPoint and a workbook as the major educational materials. Turning Point software was used during the workshop to measure participant understanding and to modify the presentation when necessary. Additional subject materials were posted to an Extension farm management website.
Primary target audience was owners and managers of livestock and crop operstions in Minnesota. A secondary audience included professionals that work with those farmers such as lenders, commodity group staff, farm management instructors, etc.
Number of Participants: 127
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REPORTS & EVALUATIONS
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