Labor Management Workshops and Webinars

GAPC offers Labor Management Webinars and Workshops in partnership with other organizations to offer GAPC Grower Members and non-members the opportunity to learn more about best practices and resources related to labor management and labor sourcing.  Below you will find the current list of events.



Labor Considerations for Tennessee Farmers: Strategies for Securing and Managing Agricultural Labor

This series of workshops will address financial, legal and human risks facing farmers and agribusinesses that have labor-intensive enterprises requiring hired agricultural labor. The goal of the workshops is to inform participants on the options available for sourcing agricultural labor, costs associated with those options, the legal and regulatory requirements of those options, and best practices for managing labor and maintaining compliance with applicable agricultural labor laws and regulations. 

Speakers Include:

  • Grower Panel comprised of Tennessee Farmers using H-2A or migrant Labor
  • US Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division
  • TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development
  • TN Bureau of Workers' Compensation
  • Labor Compliance Consultants
  • GAP Connections
  • University of Tennessee Agricultural & Resource Economics
  • University of Tennessee Extension


 Workshop Agenda (click the link to see the topics and speakers)


November 2 (Pre-registration is requested by October 26)

The Jonesborough Tennessee Farm Bureau Insurance Office
1103 Boones Creek Rd
Jonesborough, TN  37659

November 14 (Pre-registration is requested by November 7)

 Montgomery County Extension Office 
1030 Cumberland Heights Road
Clarksville, TN  37040

November 16 (Pre-registration is requested by November 7)

Rutherford County Extension Office
315 John R. Rice Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

All workshops will be held from 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. local time.


Lunch will be provided, compliments of Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation.


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