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Dynamic Speakers to Address Industry Trends at 2015 HR Roundtable
August 4-6, 2015 • St. Louis, MO • Register Today for the Early Bird Discount

Human resources experts, ag industry professionals and collegiate staff will share their knowledge as speakers at the 13th Annual North American Ag & Food HR Roundtable. Have fun, network and learn from our engaging lineup of speakers! 

The Ag & Food HR Roundtable is the premier North American event for HR and educational professionals that provides relevant content examining recruitment and retention specifically within the agriculture and food industries. Register now for the 2015 Ag & Food HR Roundtable to receive the early bird discount.

The 13th Annual Ag & Food HR Roundtable will be held August 4-6, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by Monsanto. This event is a great educational opportunity, but participants also say the networking opportunities are priceless. We hope to continue to grow from our record attendance of more than 230 professionals last year!

In its thirteenth year, the level of content and educational resources provided to participants of the Roundtable is unmatched in our industry. is pleased to announce the speakers for the 2014 North American Ag & Food HR Roundtable:

  • Michael Turley, O+B
  • Bob Grace. The Leadership Effect
  • Mike Gunderson, Purdue University
  • Ronald Adler, Laurdan Associates, Inc.
  • Sam Knipp, Oklahoma Farm Bureau
  • Rashad Delph, Tyson Foods

We will also have panels of knowledgeable industry and career services staff. 

This year’s topics will set the stage for what is sure to be a noteworthy event. The 2015 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:

  • Is Cultural Fit Really that Important?
  • Performance Management in our Industry
  • Integrating Analytics into Recruiting
  • Handling Difficult Conversations in Agriculture
  • Redefining Diversity Recruitment

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, including a tour of Monsanto, Welcome Reception, Table Topics Breakfast, Networking Dinner and Best Practices Roundtable Discussion Breakfast. Some of the optional activities require registration in advance as space is limited. 

New to this year’s Roundtable is a Military Recruitment add-on workshop focusing on the ins and outs of recruiting military talent into your organization. 

You can register today by clicking here. If you have any questions, please or call 800.929.8975. We look forward to seeing you in August at the Roundtable!