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August 7 - 9, 2012 • Springdale, AR • Register Today!

Help us celebrate 10 great years of the Ag HR Roundtable! is pleased to be hosting the 10th Ag HR Roundtable, August 7 - 9, 2012 on the campus of Tyson Foods in Springdale, AR. You won’t want to miss the exceptional networking, continuing education and fun waiting at this year's event. is happy to announce the line-up of topics selected for the 2012 North American Ag HR Roundtable. In its tenth year, the level of content and educational resources provided to participants has truly increased over the years. This year’s topics will set the stage for what will be a successful event.

We are grateful to have Tyson hosting Roundtable guests at their headquarters this year. With a record of more than 190 participants last year, we expect for this year's conference to be even bigger than the last.

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. From this brainstorming session, the following topics were outlined.

2012 Roundtable Topic Schedule:

  • Reinventing the “Image” of Ag & Food
  • How Does the Price of “X” Impact Recruitment and Retention in Ag & Food?
  • The Employee Value Proposition
  • What Will We Do When the Retirement Wave Happens – If it Does?
  • Successful Industry and Career Services Connections on Campus
  • Developing Career Ready Students (concurrent session)
  • The Ins and Outs of International Recruitment (concurrent session)
  • Effective Employee Training Programs (concurrent session)
  • Embracing Untapped Talent Sources
  • Beg, Borrow and Share – A Closed Session (concurrent session)
  • Sourcing 101 (concurrent session)
  • Nurturing a Cultural Evolution in the Workplace (concurrent session)

    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.

    We would once again like to thank our host, Tyson. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the sponsors of this event – Tyson, ADM, CHS, Oklahoma State University, Pioneer, Syngenta, Wilbur-Ellis, Dow AgroSciences, and CGB Enterprises, Inc. Without their support, we would not be able to offer such an event.

    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 any questions, please or call 800.929.8975.