3-day Farmworker Education Program

© Sarah Anne Risk

2019 Leadership, Management & Best Practices Program


Investing in the professional development of Napa Valley farmworkers through leadership and management training is fundamentally important in retaining Napa's highly skilled workforce.  Held in conjunction with ROOTSTOCK, this 3-day comprehensive program will provide vineyard workers, both fieldworkers and managers/supervisors, with the opportunity to learn how to be a successful leader and team member.  Industry experts will discuss viticultural best practices, communication skills, safety in the workplace, and much more. 

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All presentations are taught in Spanish

DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

6:30am - 7am
Registration & Breakfast
7am
Welcome
Arnulfo Solorio, Director, Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation
7am - 7:30am
Immigration Forum – Recent Changes to Immigration Policy
Madeline Feldon, Attorney, Immigration Institute of the Bay Area
7:30am - 8:30am
Leadership, Management & Communication Skills for the Workplace
Hector Corona, Account Executive, Pan American Insurance Services
8:30am – 8:45am
Break
8:45am – 9:30am    
Soil Health & Nutrition
Miguel Garcia, Napa County Resource Conservation District
9:30am – 11:30am
California Highway Patrol – Security & Service
Officer Custodio Lopez, California Highway Patrol
11:30am – 12:30pm
Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm 
Does Sprinkler Use Affect Wine Quality? – with comparative tasting
Sarah Ferguson, Viticulturist, Silverado Farming Company
1:30 p.m.
Evaluations & Announcements 
Arnulfo Solorio, Director, Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation


DAY 2 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14

6:30am – 7am
Registration and Breakfast
7am
Welcome
Arnulfo Solorio, Director, Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation
7am – 9am
Top 10 OSHA Violations
 Angelina Ceja, AgSafe
9am
Evaluations & Announcements 
Arnulfo Solorio, Director, Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation
9am – 11am
ROOTSTOCK Symposium  
Event Partner Exhibits
Equipment Partners & Demonstrations
Continuing Education Seminars
Industry Research Updates
11am – 12pm
Lunch


DAY 3 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15

7:30am – 8am
Registration
8am – 3pm
OLE Health – Health Screening Clinic
                                               
Attendees will be assigned a specific screening time for Friday, November 15. Screenings take approximately two hours to complete and students will be grouped by company.

Health Screenings to include:
  • Measuring height & weight
  • BMI
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood sugar level (HbAlc)
  • Behavioral health screenings


This program is hosted by the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation and free for Napa County farmworkers.


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