The Labor Ready Farmer – Video Series
A series of four Labor Ready Farmer videos are now available to share the advice of individuals who have climbed the ladder from laborer to management or owner.
CCE Ag Labor Newsletter and Facebook Page
Subscribe to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Team’s e-newsletter to receive information about upcoming trainings, presentations, webinars, and additional information and resources to help farm employers and mangers improve their skills. Sign up to receive the newsletter here, and follow the CCE Ag Labor Facebook page here.
Articles on Labor Management
“Making the Leap to Owner-Operator: Are You Labor Ready?” by Ethan Grundberg, ENYCHP
“Supervising Seasonal and Temporary Workers: Special Considerations” by Elizabeth Higgins, ENYCHP
Roundtables in Spanish
Sessions took place in the Hudson Valley and in western New York for Latino agricultural employees to gather feedback and help inform program development. These roundtables offered an opportunity to discuss the role of a farm manager and identify skills that are important to successfully climb the ladder from laborer to management. Events took place:
- March 12, 4-7 pm, Goshen, NY – contact Gabriela Pereyra for more information to sign up by email or phone (212)788-7900 x288
- 12 de Marzo de 4 a 7 pm en Goshen, NY- Para registrarse llamar a Gabriela Pereyra al (212)788-7900 x288 o envía un email
- March 16, 1-4 pm, Wayne County – more information can be found in the event announcement or on the registration website
- March 17, 1-4 PM, Orleans County – more information can be found in the event announcement or on the registration website