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07
Nov
2012
Farm labor workshop slated for November 16: Pre-register now
Author: Kim Rowe, Program Associate

A free conference to assist farmers with understanding agricultural labor issues will be held November 16, 2012 at the Cooperative Extension Service headquarters (LRSO), 2301 S. University Ave., Little Rock.   In order to ensure available seating and materials, pre-registration is requested.  Register online or fill out the Farm Labor Conference Registration Form and return by fax to 501-671-2215.

Check-in will start at 8:30 and the program will begin at 9:00 with a welcome from Arkansas’ Secretary of Agriculture.  The workshop includes presentations on the H2A program from a labor contractor, farm labor housing, as well as policy and legal sessions.  Lunch will be provided.  The training is sponsored by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and Arkansas Farm Bureau.

The registration deadline is November 9, 2012.  If you have questions, call 501-671-2259 or email bduggins@uaex.edu


 


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