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WEBINAR - Labor Issues and COVID-19

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

 

Labor is one of the key inputs for the entire organic supply chain, beginning with the workers in the fields, continuing through the people working in packing, processing, distribution and retail. Given the current operating reality of COVID-19, learn how industry leaders are pivoting to practices that care for and protect their employees while ensuring a safe, available food supply. We'll also hear about labor availability, and receive an update on the processing of H2A visas.

Presenters:

  • John McKeon, Director of Organic Integrity and Compliance, Taylor Farms
  • Melissa R. O’Rourke, Attorney; Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 
  • Craig Regelbrugge, Sr. Vice President, Advocacy and Research, AmericanHort 
  • Mike Resch, EVP of Administration and General Counsel, Amy’s Kitchen 
  • Matt Rogers, General Manager and Co-Founder, AgSocio

 

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