Training for Non-Farm Employees

Training for Non-Farm Employees

Agricultural Professional Partnerships (APPs)
Professional development for employees with limited on-farm experience  

July 25-27, 2017   *   9 a.m. – 5 p.m.   *   On Farm, South Central Wis.


Do you have employees with the academic background needed to be successful in their role, but lack the on-farm, practical experience?

Enroll in APPs!  On-farm training to equip professionals with the knowledge, vernacular, and trusted resources needed to be a well-rounded team member.



Who Should I Send?

Consider team members from sales, marketing, customer service, QA, HR, purchasing and beyond.   
Attendees will leave the training with:
  • 20 hours of on-farm professional development
  • Training resources and go-to experts
  • A direct relationship with host farms
  • A network of like-minded industry peers
  • A balanced breadth of modern ag, management practices and acronyms

Training takes place on the dairy farm, accessing transition pens, calf barn, manure handling facility, machine shops, parlor, free stalls, feed storage and beyond.

What’s the Value?

Participants will be exposed to the day-to-day farm management decisions and strategies on key topics and tough issues.

  • Animal Welfare – culling standards, best care practices, pain management, and transportation
  • Consumer Trust – labeling claims, health and wellness, community engagement, social license to operate and market access
  • Environment – sustainability, soil & nutrient management, regulatory compliance, water supply, feeding practices
  • Food Safety – production supply, drug residues, traceability, financial management and economic viability

Limited to the first 15 industry professionals 

This Agricultural Professional Partnerships (APPs) training will be held July 25-27, 2017, departing and returning to the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Madison, (4402 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53704)

Registration fee includes:
  • On-farm training curriculum & experience
  • Training experts and educational resources
  • Lunch, snacks and refreshments
  • Transportation to and from farm, from Crowne Plaza Hotel
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Training for Non-Farm Employees