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Education and Networking for the Agricultural Industry

2017 Ag & Food HR Roundtable
August 1 - 3, 2017 - Kansas City, MO


The top human resource trends impacting agricultural businesses, students, and the industry are the foundation for sessions at the 2017 Ag & Food HR Roundtable.  Based on your feedback, along with suggestions from the Roundtable Organizing Committee, we’ve established a full slate of topics that are having a profound impact on industry HR professionals, managers, collegiate staff, and association representatives.  Continuing education credits will be available for these and other learning opportunities:

  • Communicating through Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mental Illness in the Workplace
  • The Government’s Influence on Human Resources
  • The Future of our Workforce:  Generation Z
  • Bringing Innovation into the Workplace
  • Accelerating Key Partnerships Between Employers and Universities
  • Recruiting for Non-Exempt Roles
  • Productivity Accelerators for the Workplace
  • Thinking Legal When It Comes to University Recruiting
  • Managing Employee Data through the Hiring Process


Check out the full agenda for learning and networking experiences. 


The high-caliber Human Resources Conference, the Ag & Food HR Roundtable, is a tool to provide global talent solutions in agriculture and food and build the pipeline of talent to the industry.  This year’s conference will take place in Kansas City, Missouri, August 1-3, 2017 at the Westin Crown Center


Beyond the educational component, participants can expect plenty of opportunities to network with collegiate career services staff and faculty, HR and recruiting professionals, association representatives, and other agricultural industry leaders. 


It’s not too soon to register and receive the early bird discounted price.  Learn how we are feeding the world with talent by attending the 2017 Ag & Food HR Roundtable


Thank you to our 2017 Roundtable Sponsors:  Bunge, Seaboard Foods, AFA, Bayer, CHS, FFA Foundation, ADM, Valent, Merck, Wilbur-Ellis and Culvers.  If your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Erika Osmundson at