Event Details

Date

January 28 - January 31, 2019

Time

9:00am-4:00pm

Cost

At the Door
$55.00

Host

Ag Workforce Development Council

https://agworkforce.cals.cornell.edu/


Ag Workforce Development Council's Labor Roadshow II

January 28 - January 31, 2019


Experts from farms, private industry and Cornell University will focus on critical topics that affect all farm employers including: employee housing, onboarding, sexual harassment prevention, employee engagement, safety, wage and hour laws, and worker care.

Featured Speaker: Attorney Michael Sciotti
Mike's practice includes jury trials, investigations, labor audits, supervisory and employee training and claims under federal and state labor laws. He is a frequent speaker and author of articles regarding labor and employment issues. Mike is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association's Labor Law Section: Equal Opportunity Law as well as the Committee on Legislation.

Featured Topics:
  • Better Farm-Provided Employee Housing Management and Compliance
  • Onboarding New Employees
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies and Training for NY Employers
  • Everyone Needs a Voice: Building Great Employee Relations
  • Dairy Safety and Compliance Update
  • Fruit & Vegetable Safety and Compliance Update
  • Federal and State Wage and Hour Laws
  • Worker Care: Let's Get Ahead of Our Customers and Regulators
Locations:

January 28, 2019
Livingood's Restaurant
697 Bear Swamp Rd
Peru, NY 12972

January 29, 2019
CCE Saratoga County
50 West High St.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

January 30, 2019
NYS Fairgrounds Art & Home Center Building
581 State Fair Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13209

January 31, 2019
CCE Ontario County
480 North Main Street Canandaigua, NY 14424

Each day: 9:00AM-4:00PM

Cost: $55 per person at the door

Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScTVpBgr6-FbbRNWCU3aY2DSp8cWwiq_5zhMkDc5oAR0gDE5w/viewform

or call:
315-433-0100, ext. 5595

or see link at their website:
https://agworkforce.cals.cornell.edu




Labor Road Show II (PDF; 417KB)


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Announcements

Cash Rent and Custom Harvest Survey

To date, there is limited information available about rental rates and fees for crop harvesting.  Farms can use this valuable information for their farm business planning to help improve decision making and profitability. 

The data that is collected, and the subsequent reports/findings/resources will be helpful for all of us to answer that call of "What's the average rental rate in my area?" and "How much do people charge to combine oats?"



Farmers Can Join MeatSuite For Free!

MeatSuite.com is a free resource provided by Cornell University where NY meat farmers can create a farm profile and list their bulk (wholes, halves, quarters) and bundled (i.e. Grilling Bundle) meat products.

Why should farmers join?

1. It's free and easy!
2. Connect with more local customers. In the past year the MeatSuite.com farm directory had 8,300 visits from New York consumers. Farm profiles get as many as 25 views per month from potential local customers. We also spotlight MeatSuite farms on social media and bring attention and purchases to farms through highlights and giveaways.

How do I join?

Farmers can visit https://www.meatsuite.com/farmers/ to create a free farm profile. You must list at least one product for your farm's profile to go live. You'll also have access to Cornell's free Meat Price Calculator, a helpful tool for pricing your meat to make a profit.

While you're on MeatSuite, check out the "Creating Consumer-Friendly Bulk Meats" publication on the log-in page. It has tips on how to create bulk meat products that are easier for first-time buyers to say "yes" to.

If you have any questions as you create your farm profile or products, we're here to help! Please email Matt LeRoux at mnl28@cornell.edu.


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We send out a bi-weekly e-newsletter that has announcements, upcoming programs, and opportunities for you!  Registration is quick, easy, and free.  Click here to sign up today!

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CCE Livestock Program Work Team

See the Livestock Program Work Team website for news, upcoming programs, and NYS Slaughterhouse Map.