AgriGrowth hosts between ten and twelve member events per year. Our members have come to expect great networking opportunities at all AgriGrowth functions so don't forget your business cards, your notepad and be ready to make important connections.

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1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Various Locations


Partnership & Labor Tools

Attend one or all four!

AgriGrowth, along with its partners, invite you to participate in learning about strategies and labor tools associated with attracting, recruiting and retaining quality talent. You will also have the opportunity to set-up your AgriGrowth Job Exchange employer account (receive promo code for doing so).

This half-day workshop will provide access to:

  • Hands on assistance with setting up your employer profile on The Exchange
  • Organizations already employing innovative labor tools and strategies
  • Relevant content through a series of brief workshops
  • Direct access to labor market tools
  • Direct access to staff from:
    • MN Department of Labor & Industry
    • University of Minnesota CFANS Career Services
    • MN State Colleges and Universities career and employment
    • AgriGrowth Job Exchange software developer
    • RealTime Talent & WorkFountain leadership and staff

Business leaders, hiring managers, HR professionals, operations managers, career services & faculty

1  p.m.

  • Welcome & Job Exchange Overview – Mary Kay Delvo, AgriGrowth
  • Agricultural Labor Market Overview – Sandee Joppa, RealTime Talent Executive Director

Capture Your Candidates’ Attention: Multiple Generations in the Workplace  Mary Kay Delvo, INspiring SIGHT & Sara Newberg, U of M CFANS, Career Service

  • Break – refreshments and direct access to the job exchange portal

Demonstration of the RealTime Talent Exchange – Dave Kornecki, Program Manager

Leverage your Employer Relationship with Educational Systems, Keith Olander, AgCentric; Brad Schloesser, Southern Center for Agriculture

Introduction to Dual Training & How to Set-up and Agricultural Internship   Leslie Philmon & Janell Westveer, MN Department of Labor & Industry; Pipeline Project

LOCATIONS & DATES – All sessions from 1pm to 4pm

Mankato – Thursday, June 8; 1pm to 4pm
South Central College – 1920 Lee Blvd, Conference Center, E-121 & E-123, N Mankato 56003

Detroit Lakes – Tuesday, June 27; 1pm to 4pm
Detroit Lakes-M State–Room DLC 101-Auditorium, 900 MN-34 Detroit Lakes

St. Cloud – Tuesday, July 18; 1pm to 4pm
St Cloud Technical College SCTC 1-240, 1540 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, 56303

Twin Cities – Wednesday, July 19; 1pm to 4pm
U of M, St. Paul Campus, B35 Ruttan Hall, 1890 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108
Parking in the Gortner Avenue Ramp

Contact Dave Kornecki, Exchange Program Manager, with questions or 612-868-7545


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