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Farm Culture

"Employees in every organization, and at every level, need to know that at the heart of what they do is something grand and inspirational." - Patrick Lencioni. In this...

Employee Handbooks

As your farm grows from a sole proprietorship to having many employees. It's time to start thinking about writing down your farm's policies and procedures. This is whe...

From Recruiting to Onboarding

A lot happens between when you start recruiting applicants for a position and onboarding your farm's new hire. In this episode, Nathan Hulinsky will take you through p...

We’re Hiring: Advertising Your Farm’s Position

The days of only placing a 'Help Wanted' Ad in the newspaper to find qualified recruits are behind us. In this episode, Nathan Hulinsky will share strategies and resou...

Quality Employee Feedback

Providing employees with concise feedback can be the difference between being 'that farm' that every farmhand in the county wants to work at and employees being unsati...

Two Questions Every Farm Employee Has

Every farm employee needs two questions answered: what performance is expected of me and am I meeting expectations? In this episode, Nathan Hulinsky will share how we ...

Leadership on the Farm

Great farms and businesses, required both management and leadership. What kind of leader do you want to be? We'll discuss the six types of leadership (coercive, author...

Finding Your Communication Style

Learn about the four different communication styles (Action, Process, People, Idea) and identify the impact your personal style has on your relationships with farm emp...

Effective Communication on the Farm

Why does communication matter? We spend more than 70% of the time we are awake engaged in some form of communication. Learn how to build mutual trust and improve relat...

The Art of Active Listening

Active listening requires the listener to focus on both the speaker's message and underlying feelings. Extension Educator Nathan Hulinsky details how to improve your a...

CFAP 2.0

With the announcement of second-round Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2), Megan Roberts discusses what Minnesota farmers should know for the Monday, Septem...

CFAP 2

With the announcement of second-round Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2), Megan Roberts discusses what Minnesota farmers should know for the Monday, Septem...

Impactful Farm Financial Changes

Host Amber Roberts interviews agriculture industry experts and farmers on the lastest farm finance issues. Empowering farmers to dig into thier farm's finances resulti...

Farm Direct Minnesota

Sazzy Calhoun, the founder of Farm Direct Minnesota, shares her story of creating a direct marketing network that has connected more than 450 farmers with nearly 50,00...

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