Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Tools for Managing and Motivating Employees on the Farm Workshop

The Missouri Young Farmers Coalition and the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture are offering workshop on Tools for Managing and Motivating Employees on the Farm on December 8th.  The main presenter for the workshop will be Chris Blanchard of Purple Pitchfork, an educational and outreach organization dedicated to helping farmers and their farm businesses. 

Whether you manage one seasonal worker or a large year-round crew, good management can make the difference between making headway on your farm's work or just creating headaches. Join veteran farmer and educator Chris Blanchard to learn how to create a productive, positive work environment by communicating clear expectations and implementing systems for efficiency and accountability.

- Utilize practical tools to increase employee satisfaction and productivity
- Remove emotion from management decisions and actions
- Build a team culture
- Collect and use labor information to make operational and investment decisions

The workshop will take place at the Bradford Research Center in Columbia, MO from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.  Registration is $45 and includes lunch and snacks.

Click here to register.

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