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Growing Great People: Training Skills for Dairy Farmers

Event Details


June 30, 2022


1:00pm - 4:00pm


Noblehurst Farm
7955 York Road
Pavilion, NY 14525


Registration Fee - per person : $20.00

(addl attendee $20.00 ea.)

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Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Kaitlyn Lutz

Growing Great People: Training Skills for Dairy Farmers

 Become an Effective On-the-Job Trainer!

 When employees have the right knowledge, skills and attitude to do the job right, it:

- Saves time
- Avoids problems
- Engages employees
- Reduces turnover

This hands-on workshop uses the following system:

TELL: describe the procedure and why it's important

SHOW: demonstrate the procedure and emphasize key points

DO: allow the learner to try to answer any questions

REVIEW: are the steps in the procedure done correctly?


After the workshop you will be able to:

 Plan for organized and effective trainings

 Make trainings meaningful to employees

 Measure and follow up to see if people really learned!

Trainings are conducted simultaneously in English and Spanish

Presented by:

Dr. Richard Stup, Ag Workforce Development

 Dr. Kaitlyn Lutz, NWNY Team

Libby Eiholzer, MS, Cargill 

*This program is generously subsidized by the New York Farm Viability Institute

Growing Great People Flyer 2022 (PDF; 424KB)

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Our goal for this blog is to share with farmers and allied industry professionals, technical and applicable resources regarding all aspects of dairy farming, livestock and small farms, field crops and soils, and topics related to farm business management and precision agriculture.

The blog will feature Crop Alerts, Dairy Alerts, Bilingual (Spanish) Resources, Upcoming Events and more from our team members. This blog is free for everyone to use, explore and enjoy. When new material is published, subscribers will receive an email notification.

We hope you enjoy this new platform, and are looking forward to engaging with you in the future!