*Participants must attend the entire program to receive the certificate.

Classes will be offered via webinars.

This in-depth educational certificate program is designed to broaden an individual’s knowledge to better navigate the complex H-2A program for both the novice and experienced H-2A user.   Avoid the costly ramifications for misusing the H-2A program which can lead to devastating adverse consequences for your employees, your business and your industry.  

Classes will begin at 1O AM. All sessions are approximately 1 1/2 hour to 2 hours in length, depending on topics.


September 9, 2020 – Session 1

  • Deciding if the H-2A Program is What You Need
  • H-2A — Preparing the Job Order
  • H-2A — Filing the DOL ETA-790, ETA-9142A

September 16, 2020 – Session 2

  • H-2A Implications and Issues Under COVID-19

September 23, 2020 – Session 3

  • H-2A — The Details

September 30, 2020 – Session 4

  • H-2ALC — Farm Labor Contractor

October 7, 2020 – Session 5

  • Housing, Transportation, and Food Service

October 14, 2020 – Session 6

  • Workers Compensation
  • Accounting, Tax Issues & Benefits

October 21, 2020 – Session 7

  • Audits and Investigations

October 28, 2020 – Session 8

  • Special Circumstances
  • Best Practices

Space is limited.  Participants must pre-register to attend and will receive a certificate for attending the program. We offer member discount to APMA members and members/subscribers of supporting organizations.  If you are interested in attending an individual session, please contact APMA at 831.422.8023.

APMA reserves the right to restrict participation in any APMA event.

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.