ISU Extension and Outreach Resources
Checklist for Iowa Agricultural Employers
This checklist provides an overview of important points to consider when preparing to hire employees for a farm operation. Topics include preparing a job description, establishing a written policy handbook, recruiting, interviewing, tax information and more.
Human Resources - Employee Labor and Management
This resource list provides insight into farm employee management, human relationships, skill assessment and development, and mental health resources.
|Behavioral Health Resources List
|Mental Health Providers|
|NPB Employee Safety Toolkit|
|NPB Employee Safe Pig Handling|
Dianne Bettin (Human Resources Manager and Controller LB Pork, Inc.) discusses working with a multi-cultural team: What works, what we struggle with, and why it's all worth it.
During this presentation, Dr. David Brown (Behavioral Health State Specialist at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach) and Dr. Cameron Schmitt (Veterinarian with Pipestone Veterinary Services) offered their real-world insights, experiences and practical tools to develop mental resilience and provide coping strategies in the face of COVID-19.
Resilience Webinar Key Points
Troy Van Hauen (founder and CEO, Accelerated Performance Technicians) addresses shaping and improving your culture by developing your leadership principles.