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.

St. Helena flier: HR Cert Program Napa Valley 2017 flier
Bakersfield flier: HR Cert Program Bakersfield 2017 flier

Upcoming sessions:
Bakersfield – June 27, 2017 – HR 102 Bakersfield 6.27.2017
St. Helena – June  28, 2017 – HR 105 Napa 6.28.2017

APMA is offering Human Resource Series for Supervisors (HRSS), a nine-course Certificate Program designed specifically for Agricultural Supervisors. 
Classes are currently offered in Spanish and can be taken individually or as part of a curriculum leading to a certificate.  To register, Click Here

Upcoming sessions:

June 21, 2017 – 108: Food Safety and Social Responsibility Compliance Supervisor Series 108 Salinas 6.21.17

Please click here to download Supervisor Certificate Program fliers in English or Spanish:
Supervisor Series HR Cert Program – Salinas 2017 SPANISH flier
Supervisor Series HR Cert Program – Salinas 2017

Members of APMA will receive a discounted rate for the following programs:
2017 Ag Employers Compliance Conference
Farm Labor Contractor 9-Hour Continuing Education Programs  (DLSE Approved)
July 19, 2017 – Fresno (Piccadilly Inn)
August 16, 2017 – Santa Maria (Santa Maria Inn)
September 20, 2017 – Stockton (Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center)
October 17, 2017 – Bakersfield (Hodels)
December 7, 2017 – Las Vegas, NV (Tuscany Suites)

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.