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