Ag Workforce Topic of Upcoming Webinar
November 3, 2017

RightRisk Education will host a webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 8, entitled Hiring and Keeping Agricultural Workers.

Who manages the agricultural labor force? More people have a hand in management than most of us realize. Their roles and the names by which they are commonly known differ across the country, including: property owner, general manager, manager, ranch or crew supervisor, foreman, lead man, crew boss, chief mechanic, office administrator, the owner's spouse and many production employees whose informal influence much outweighs their job titles.

This presentation provides insights into staffing the farm business, supervising agricultural work and managing employee performance. Comments are drawn from three chapters found in Ag Help Wanted - a 240-page guide for owners and managers at every level of agricultural and horticultural operations.

John Hewlett, University of Wyoming Farm and Ranch Management Extension Specialist, is a contributor to Ag Help Wanted and is a member of the RightRisk Team. He is also the co-owner/partner of a commercial family farm that hosts dairy goats, meat goats, sheep and lambs, layers, broilers and turkeys.

This webinar is brought to you by the Let's Grow Committee of the American Sheep Industry Association and the RightRisk Education Team. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. To register, visit: