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April 25, 2012

It’s time to register for the 2012 Ag HR Roundtable! There is no better place to connect with human resource professionals and collegiate career services that have a passion for the agriculture and food industries. is pleased to be hosting the 10th Ag HR Roundtable, August 7 - 9, 2012 on the campus of Tyson Foods in Springdale, Arkansas.  This event is a great educational opportunity, but participants also say the networking opportunities are priceless. Last year’s conference was attended by a record of nearly 200 participants and we expect this year’s conference to be even bigger!
In its tenth year, the level of content and educational resources provided to participants of the Roundtable is unmatched in the industry. is happy to announce the line-up of speakers for the 2012 North American Ag HR Roundtable:
-Greg Honey, Farm Credit Canada
-Dr. Jay Lehr
-Jessica Wilson, Walmart
-Judith Tavano, University of Arkansas
-Jose Rojas, Murphy-Brown, LLC
-Steve Stowell, CMOE
-Colonel (R) Jill Chambers, This Able Vet, LLC
-Cathy Carr, University of Florida
-Brent Carroll, WorkSource
-Anne Cleary, Wilbur-Ellis


This year’s topics will set the stage for what is sure to be a remarkable event. The 2012 Roundtable Organizing Committee met in December to help provide input and select hot topics that human resource professionals, managers, university/college staff and associations within the agriculture industry are currently facing.  Some of this year’s topics include:

          -Effective Employee Training Programs
-Successful Industry and Career Services Connections on Campus
-Embracing Untapped Talent Sources
-Developing Career Ready Students
-Reinventing the “Image” of Ag & Food

Check out the conference webpage for a full schedule of educational sessions and other details.

Beyond the traditional educational sessions, the Organizing Committee has planned another year of fun, social events to get in plenty of networking, such as an optional Tour of Tyson’s Campus, the Welcome Reception, Table Topics breakfast, White Paper Development breakfast, and a fun networking dinner.
You can register today by clicking here.  If you'd like to be added to the mailing list for the event, please click here and provide your contact information.  If you have questions, please email or call 800.929.8975.  

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