Employee Training and Managing

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ISU information and research

Checklist for Iowa Agricultural Employers - ISU AG Decision Maker
Information, requirements, resources and filing deadlines for developing and using an employment plan.
Human Resource, Labor and Management topics - ISU Ag Decision Maker
Fact sheets, publications, newsletter articles and audio files with information on employee hiring, training and management.

Additional resources

Handbooks and personnel policies

Hiring personnel

Personnel management

Safety of employees

  • Employee compensation and HR practices in pork production report (2016-2017)
    (NPB website registration required to access site)
    By participating in this online program, you will be able to establish a benchmark for your operation and:
    • Know where you stand in comparison with your peers.
    • Compare your operation with the top 25 percent.
    • Identify ways to enhance safety on your farm and focus on continuous improvement.
  • Employee Safety Toolkit - National Pork Board
    (NPB website registration required to access materials)
    Information on developing and implementing an employee safety program to help reduce accidents and injuries, including managing legal responsibilities of employers and training materials for employees.

Training of employees


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