How to Hire and Retain Workers On Your Farm

A strong farm team is what gets you through the busy season, whether you hire one person or a crew, getting it right as an employer will save you time and improve your bottom line.

Join us to learn more about:
• Attracting the right talent to your agricultural operation
• What goes into human resources policies and how to create policy that is appropriate to the scale of your operation
• Considerations in providing fair compensation and being a good employer to retain trained team members

Guest presenter Carolyn Bush – founder of Calculate Bookkeeping will give an overview of payroll basics and workshop participants will have the opportunity to have some of their payroll questions answered. 

Improve your hiring and worker retention skills to get the most out of the growing season. 

Workshop Cost: Free

There is no cost to attend but space is limited and pre-registration is required. This workshop is available to residents of the Columbia Basin. Not sure if you are in the region? Check out our map.

Workshop Delivery: Online

This workshop is delivered virtually using Zoom. You will need a Zoom account and access to a computer with video, sound, microphone and ideally a webcam. Learn about Zoom here.

An email will be sent to you with the Zoom link a day or so before the event. We have had a lot of emails go to people’s junk mail so check there if you haven’t received it.

 Workshop Date:

This will be a 3-Hour workshop.  Please note start time 9:00 am Pacific time , 10:00 am Mountain time

  • Thursday, April 15, 2021       9:00 am – 12:00 pm PST        

Call for information or to register by phone: 1.855.510.2227.

If you need to cancel your registration please email with the pertinent details.

Please be aware that some emails from the BBA Program are going to people’s junk mail folders. Please check this prior to contacting us to check on your registration.

BBA Workshop Registration

Can’t make the workshop? Contact our Agriculture Specialist, Nyree Marsh about this topic by applying for services here.