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What is the future of Latinos in agriculture?

Latinos and diamonds Orlando Gil, TCTS Global, shares his thoughts on the future of Latinos in agriculture.
The old story “Acres of Diamonds” told by Russell Conwell in the early 20th century, may ring true today when one considers the growth of the Latino population and our present and future needs for talent in Agriculture.
What does this have to do with Latinos and the present and future needs for talent in Agriculture? Do Latinos represent “acres of diamonds” when it comes to future leadership in Agriculture?

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DairyCast 0171 for June 27 2008

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  • Don Tyler, agriculture management coach and advisor and DairyCast Headliner, talks about how we can recruit and train employees for long term success.
  • Transitioning ownership in your operation may be the most important aspect of your legacy. Tips on doing it correctly are offered by Mike Fassler, Vice President of Consulting for Salisbury Management Services.

DairyCast 0147 for April 4 2008

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  • Wes Jamison, University of Florida, highlights the moral dilemma that consumers face regarding animal agriculture and livestock production
  • Which tag reader is the best for you?  Phil Anderson, IDology, tells how their technology is different
  • Jorge Estrada, Leadership Coaching International, tells how to improve results with a multi-cultural workforce

DairyCast 0138 for March 4 2008

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  • Sarah Fogelman, previously of Kansas State University, highlights the importance of effective communication in employee management
  • Terry Etherton, Penn State, shares his viewpoint on the current milk labeling situation and how we, as an industry, need to respond
  • Understanding cultural differences between hispanic employees and anglo employers 

DairyCast 0127 for January 18 2008

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  • The topic of immigration continues to rise up.  We talk with Jose Olivieri, attorney and employment specialist about what you need to know.
  • An online tool has been developed by the American Meat Institute to help you proactively handle consumer concerns
  • The top ten legal developments in 2007 that affect you and your business 

DairyCast 0125 for January 11 2008

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  • Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois Extension Dairy Specialist, provides a more complete understanding of Milk Urea Nitrogen
  • Developing employee leaders in your dairy can be easier when realizing the multicultural dynamics that exist. Jorge Estrada, Leadership Coaching Intl, helps you do just that.
  • Some new opportunities are on the horizon for young and new farmers

DairyCast 0124 for January 8 2008

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  • Dr. Rick Kohn, University of Maryland, offers some advice on improving the environmental impact of your operation as well as using milk urea nitrogen (MUN) as a management tool to reduce cost and negative effects
  • How we handle employee conflicts can make a big difference, some tips from Agriculture Management Coach, Don Tyler
  • The 2007 year in review from USDA

DairyCast 0121 for December 18 2007

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  • Jorge Estrada, Leadership Coaching Intl, shares his insights into the current state of immigration reform and what that could mean for you
  • New research at Kansas State indicates that levels of E.coli 0157H7 could be elevated in cattle feed distillers grains and ethanol byproducts 

DairyCast 0118 for December 7 2007

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  • Don Tyler, agriculture Management Coach and Advisor, shares some valuable advice on modifying employee behavior
  • Farm safety is a year-round priority, making improvements during the down time can increase productivity and help prevent injury
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