Upcoming Hispanic industry events


  • Confront difficult situations

    On Wednesday, Dec. 2, (9:30 AM to 4 PM), there will be a seminar for first-line Spanish-speaking supervisors at the University of California Agricultural Center, Harvest Hall, Stanislaus Building, Rooms H & I, Modesto, Calif. (Map and driving instructions)
    Farm foremen will learn how to confront difficult disciplinary and conflict situations that require effective listening and interpersonal negotiation skills. This training will be a hands-on seminar. Topics will include effective listening skills, interpersonal negotiation skills in dealing with conflict and disciplinary situations. Instructors will be Gregorio Billikopf and Ryan Boothe.

    Who should attend? Spanish-speaking farm foremen, herd managers, crew leaders and front line supervisors.
    Cost to attend the seminar is $36 per person and includes lunch and materials ($28 per person if postmarked on or before Nov. 23).

    Send check made out to UC Regents:

    University of California

    c/o G. Billikopf

    3800 Cornucopia Way #A

    Modesto CA 95358.

    For more information call (209) 525-6800.

    Source: University of California Cooperative Extension

  • PDPW Hispanic Milker Training

    Take your Hispanic milkers to the next level by having them attend PDPW’s Hispanic Milker Training. Three one-day training sessions—set for Sept. 15, 16 and 17 in Arlington, Wis., Sheboygan Falls, Wis., and Elmwood, Wis. — will be delivered entirely in Spanish and conducted on actual dairies.

    Program topics include milking, important protocols and cow-handling techniques. To register or to learn more about this valuable hands-on training workshop, click here or contact PDPW at 1.800.947.7379.

  • World Dairy Expo, Sept. 29-Oct. 3, Madison, Wis. More information