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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?

DairyCast 0296 - Improving employee results by providing non-financial raises

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  • Bob Milligan, Dairy Strategies Senior Consultant, addresses improving employee results by providing non-financial raises.

DairyCast 0254, In-depth look into labor & immigration laws with Kevin Duddlesten, Part 2

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  • Wrap up a very deep look into labor and immigration laws with Kevin Duddlesten, Lawyer with Littler Mendelson, LLC.

DairyCast 0253, Kevin Duddlesten offers great advice on immigration labor laws, Part 1

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  • Kevin Duddlesten, Lawyer with Littler Mendelson, LLC, offers some great advice about what you should know on immigration labor laws

DairyCast 0189 for September 2 2008

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  • A new Johnes Disease resource is available from the National Institute for Animal Agriculture. Click here for more information 
  • How are colleges and universities working together with industry partners to better develop today's college students to meet the challenges of our industry?

DairyCast 0185 for August 19 2008

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  • Laurie Fischer, Executive Director of the Dairy Business Association, share her thoughts on the impacts of immigration reform on dairy producers.
  • Pfizer enters into the animal genetics community through the acquisition of a couple companies.

DairyCast 0174 for July 11 2008

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  • How valuable is your workforce? Kelly Donham, University of Iowa, outlines how you can further protect your most valuable resource, your family and employees.
  • Chris Galen, National Milk, highlights a new animal handling resource that is being shipped to you and thousands of dairy producers across the country.

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 0162 for May 27 2008

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  •  Dairy producers who hire immigrant labor could find themselves caught between the Department of Homeland Security's rules and antidiscrimination laws.
  • But the Senate could provide some assistance on immigrant labor through an attachment on a war funding bill.
  • What happens when the water runs dry? So crop producers know first-hand the challenges of water availability. What could it mean for feed costs?
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