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Purdue Women in Agriculture Upcoming Webinar: Effective Management of Farm Employees

This year the Purdue Women in Agriculture team is going to provide free educational webinars as an extension of the Women in Agriculture Conference. This first webinar is going to take place on Thursday, May 28th starting at 12:00 p.m. and lasting approximately an hour. What if you cannot make the scheduled time? No problem! These webinars are going to be recorded so you can review later. We recommend that if you can attend you try to do so because that will provide you with a time to ask questions and interact with the speakers. 
What is discussed in the first webinar?
This webinar will be facilitated by Phil Durst and Stan Moore from Michigan State University. These Extension Senior Educators are going to provide education on the impact of personnel management of the engagement of employees based on phone interviews with dairy farm employees. Topics to be included are training, communicating performance standards, encouraging mental involvement, and feedback. They will also address issue related to employing Latino labor. 
I am interested, how do I join? 
All you have to do is click on the link below and register, simple as that! You will then receive a confirmation email with the link to participate in the webinar at noon on May 28th. You will also receive a reminder 24 hours before the webinar is set to start. 
Interested in more of our webinars?
* Please note that these are subject to change. We are working on offering more webinars, look for more details to come. Also, if you have a specific topic or presenter you would like to recommend please let us know! 
Jim Love- Robotics in Agriculture- Thursday, August 27, 2015
Cindy Barnett- Downsizing Your Financial Maze- Thursday, January 28, 2016
Katheen Sprouce- Becoming a Legitimate Player- Collectively Market your Business and Industry at the Same Time- Thursday, February 25, 2016

Annie's Project

Annie's Project: Risk Management Education for Farm and Ranch Women

Check out the accompanying video to learn more about what Annie's Project is all about!

Steuben County 

Tuesday Nights from 6:00-9:00 pm starting May 19th 
Call 260-668-1000 ext. 1400 for more information and to register 

Steuben County Annie's Project Brochure.pdfSteuben County Annie's Project Brochure.pdf

National Conference for Agribusiness
​​Presented by the Center for Food and Agricultural Business
November 10-11, 2015 in Lafayette, IN 

The National Conference for Agribusiness calls leaders from across the value chain together to discuss key issues facing our industry. This year, our theme is People – Performance – Productivity.

At 2015 National Conference, you’ll gain an improved understanding of the art and science of performance management and learn practical steps that your company can take to improve the way you manage your greatest asset – people.

You’ll learn how to lead change in your company while making the best use of your team and how to get the best out of your people while keeping them motivated and helping them in their careers.

You’ll learn findings from Purdue research in agricultural performance management and best practices for managing people from key players inside and outside the industry. You’ll also network with agribusiness managers and students from Purdue’s College of Agriculture.

Visit the Center for Food and Agricultural Business for registration and more information​.

QuickBooks Workshop

​​Sponsored by Purdue Extension Women in Agriculture Team

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Women in Agriculture Regional MeetingFields

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