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

Senate Bill 1343: New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Non-Supervisors
March 1, 2019 – Salinas – please click here to view the flier: WORKSHOP – March 1 2019

H-2A Session in Coachella – March 13, 2019 – please click here to view the flier: Coachella H-2A Outreach Flyer English 3.13.19 and agenda: Coachella H2A Agenda

H-2A June 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:

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.