Webinar on Federal Labor Standards in Agriculture - Live Webinar with USDOL
If you are a new agricultural employer or you have questions about federal laws covering agriultural employement USDOL is offering a live webinar on November 18th covering Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor Laws, Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act, OSHA Field Sanitation and H2A.
FEDERAL LABOR STANDARDS IN AGRICULTURE - USDOL Live Presentation
This one day multi-session program by USDOL Wage and Hour Staff covers the key Federal Labor Programs that agricultural employers need to understand. This webinar will not be recorded, but handouts and fact sheets from the meeting will be available.
Session1 10:00am to 11:30am - Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) and Child Labor Laws as they pertain to Agriculture.
BREAK 11:30am to 12:30pm - Lunch/Break
Session 2 12:30pm to 2:15pm - Migrant and Seasonal Workers Protection Act and OSHA Field Sanitation
Session 3 2:15pm to 4:00pm - H2A
The program is free, to register and recieve the link to the webinar go to Webinar Registration Link
ENY Late Summer Orchard Field Meeting
August 16, 2022
Join us for a late-summer field meeting. Cornell researchers and extension specialists will give talks on management tasks to be mindful of late in the season as we head into harvest. We will then walk through the orchard to look for some of the issues discussed, and further discuss their management strategies in the field. We will then discuss how the crop is shaping up around the greater ENY region, and will allow ample time for you to share your thoughts on this year's crop, and to answer any other questions you may have.
Costa Rica Agritourism and Cultural Study Tour
December 3 - December 11, 2022
Costa Rica Agritourism and Cultural Study Tour hosted by Laura McDermott, and organized by Explorations by Thor, a well-respected international travel company that specializes in agricultural tours will embark December 3 - 11, 2022. Don't miss this opportunity to travel, learn and relax with other farmers. It will be a blast!
This one-of-a-kind guided excursion is an educational and entertaining way to visit another country while networking with fellow berry production and Agri-tourism professionals. The tour allows attendees the convenience of a completed itinerary including hotels, most meals and in-country transportation. Guests will visit a wide variety of Costa Rican agriculture and while still having time for cultural highlights.