I was glad to be a part of PDMP's "Summer Summit." Farmshine printed a great story about the event, see it here: Farmshine Nov3. 2017 Sept Summit Recap
I'm looking forward to speaking at Farm Credit Council Services' Forum for Ag Lending next week. My presentation is about how to apply critical thinking in your work. Richard Paul's fun definition of critical thinking is "thinking about your thinking while you're thinking in order to make your thinking better." Critical thinkers gather and verify … Continue reading Brain Training
PDMP September Summit to focus on animal care and employees. The Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania is taking the lead on issues of highest concern in the dairy industry. The September Summit will focus on animal care issues as the industry strives to build consumer confidence in the quality of dairy products and the welfare … Continue reading PDMP September Summit
Over the last two days, Ag Workforce Development and Agri-Services LLC teamed up to deliver Newborn Calf Care training in English and Spanish for a diverse group of dairy farm employees. Dr. Ernest Hovingh of Penn State was our featured speaker and Marcela Martinez taught and translated. We had a great group of engaged learners … Continue reading Newborn Calf Care a Success in Workforce Development!
Newborn Calf Care Flyer Workforce development is about building the knowledge, skills, and effectiveness of the people who help drive a business, an industry, and ultimately an economy. It's founded on the belief that you just can't have a great business without great people. Much of agriculture is struggling to have enough great people right … Continue reading Workforce Development in the Dairy Industry