An ag retailer, crop consultant and industry supplier talked about working together for the farmer. Panelists from left are Johnny Council, Tremont Group, Woodland, Calif.; Shannon Gomes, Cedar Basin Crop Consulting, Decorah, Iowa; and Kyle Freeman, Ph.D., Mosaic Company, Plymouth, Minn.
An ag retailer, crop consultant and industry supplier talked about working together for the farmer. Panelists from left are Johnny Council, Tremont Group, Woodland, Calif.; Shannon Gomes, Cedar Basin Crop Consulting, Decorah, Iowa; and Kyle Freeman, Ph.D., Mosaic Company, Plymouth, Minn.

AgCareers.com will host the 10th Ag HR Roundtable, Aug. 7 - 9 on the campus of Tyson Foods in Springdale, Ark. The event provides a great educational and networking opportunity. Nearly 200 participants attended last year’s conference and this year’s event is expected to be even bigger.

There is no better place to connect with human resource professionals and collegiate career services who have a passion for the agriculture and food industries. The level of content and educational resources provided to participants of the Roundtable is unmatched in the industry, according to organizers.

The speakers for the event include:

  • Greg Honey, Farm Credit Canada
  • Dr. Jay Lehr
  • Jessica Wilson, Walmart
  • Judith Tavano, University of Arkansas
  • Jose Rojas, Murphy-Brown, LLC
  • Steve Stowell, CMOE
  • Colonel Jill Chambers, This Able Vet
  • Cathy Carr, University of Florida
  • Brent Carroll, WorkSource
  • Anne Cleary, Wilbur-Ellis  

Some of the topics for year’s roundtable include:

 
  • Effective Employee Training Programs
  • Successful Industry and Career Services Connections on Campus
  • Embracing Untapped Talent Sources
  • Developing Career Ready Students
  • Reinventing the “Image” of Ag & Food

Check out the conference webpage for a full schedule of educational sessions and other details.

Beyond the traditional educational sessions, the organizing committee has planned social events to get in plenty of networking, such as an optional tour of Tyson’s campus, the welcome reception, table topics breakfast, white paper development breakfast, and a networking dinner.

Registration is $675 for agribusiness professionals and $475 for university professionals. Attendees can register by clicking here. If you’d like to be added to the mailing list for the event, please click here and provide your contact information. If you have any questions, please email agcareers@agcareers.com or call (800) 929-8975.