Extension Dairy Performance Management Workshops: Feb. 18 in Malone, Feb. 19 in Canton
Cornell Cooperative Extension will present 10am-3pm workshops on performance management for dairy operators on Wednesday, February 18 in Malone and Thursday, February 19 in Canton. The workshops are targeted to dairy owners interested in learning more about leadership styles and qualities and how to put them to work to attract the right employees.
Presenters are Tom Mahoney with the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University and University of Vermont Professor Emeritus Rick LeVitre, who is now executive director of Cornell Cooperative Extension Franklin County.
Workshop participants will discuss how to prepare a job description to attract the desired workers as well as techniques for documenting and positively disciplining problem employees. An Employee Handbook authored by Mahoney will be available for $7.
The Malone workshop will be held at the 911 Emergency Services Building on Bare Hill Road; the Canton workshop will be at the St. Lawrence County Extension Learning Farm.
The workshop fee includes lunch and is $30/person; details and registration are online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Dairy_216. For more information, contact NNY Dairy Specialist Kim Morrill at 315-379-9192, firstname.lastname@example.org or Rick LeVitre at 518-483-7403,email@example.com.