Programs & Workshops

Human Resource Professional in Agricultural (HRPA)Julia Rubbo, HRPA Office Manager Valley Farm Management, Inc.

APMA Human Resource Professional in Agriculture Certificate Program has a unique focus on agriculture and incorporates a wide range of topics that will help HR professional advance to the next level. It was developed and now being presented by the leading consultants in the field. The program is designed for working adults, with classes scheduled strategically to minimize disruption to your work. We invite all HR professionals to complete this certificate program and stay current on various issues, from legal compliance to employee relations.  Graduates for this program will receive a prestigious designation of Human Resource Professional in Agriculture (HRPA).

New! To enter your HRPA Recertification Requirement please click here

To register online: Click Here

SALINAS: HR Cert Program Salinas 2018 flier

FRESNO: Classes Postponed

AUGUST 2018 SCHEDULE (SALINAS):

August 22 – HR 108: Management  and Leadership for HRM Professionals – HR 108 Salinas 8.22.18

Members of APMA will receive a discounted rate for the following programs:

2018 Ag Employers Compliance Conference
Farm Labor Contractor 9-Hour Continuing Education Programs  (DLSE Approved)

Please click here to view the flier in English.

Please click here to view the flier in Spanish.

WG Announces 2018 Schedule for Sexual Harassment Training
Members of APMA will receive a discounted member rate; please click on the above link for additional locations, dates and registration.

Salinas
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Monterey County Agriculture Center (1432 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901)

Register:
ENGLISH | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | REGISTER HERE
SPANISH | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | REGISTER HERE

Irvine
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Western Growers (15525 Sand Canyon Avenue, Irvine, CA 92618)
Register:
ENGLISH | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM | REGISTER HERE
SPANISH | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM | REGISTER HERE

H-2A ROUNDTABLES – H-2A Roundtable Program 2018

Presentations & Handouts:

Phil Martin — Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Agricultural and Resource EGroconomics, University of California Davis: Rural Migration News H-2A   MartinRaceinFields   DrMartin Links

Patricia Ochoa — H-2A State Housing Coordinator – CA EDD: Notice – Employee Housing Inspection Changes – 2018   Employee Housing Inspection Changes – FAQs – 2018

Patricia Ochoa PP presentation: Housing Best Practices

Cesar Ponce — Administrator, State of CA Housing and
Community Development: HCD local enforcement agencies

Department of Labor Links: https://www.dol.gov/whd/ag/ag_h-2a.htm   https://www.dol.gov/whd/mspa/index.htm

Roman Diaz – Manager, EDD: Foreign Labor and Agricultural Outreach EDD 

 

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to encourage and develop creative leadership and effective personnel management within the agribusiness community. We accomplish this by disseminating information through area meetings, workshops, newsletters and bulletins, and our Annual Forum.