2022 Food & Ag Summit Keynote

Featuring: Dr. Gary Kustis of Watterson & Associates, Inc.
Date: May 26
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM

You’re invited to join Herbein + Company, Inc., Barley Snyder and other industry professionals for the 2022 Food & Ag Summit Kickoff on May 26.

Our Annual 2022 Food & Ag Summit kicks off on Thursday, May 26 with a virtual event focused on one of the industry’s main challenges – the workforce. The series kicks off with a keynote presentation from Dr. Gary Kustis of Watterson & Associates, Inc. This is a must-attend event designed for business owners, corporate executives and knowledge leaders from food and agricultural companies.

2022 Food & Ag Summit Agenda

Presentations: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Keynote Presentation: What’s So Funny About Peace, Love, and Finding the Right Employee? 

This year’s keynote speaker is Gary Kustis, PhD. of Watterson & Associates, Inc. Dr. Kustis is nationally renowned for his experience in guiding businesses through the critical skill of employee selection. In his keynote, “What’s So Funny About Peace, Love, and Finding the Right Employee?,” Dr. Kustis will examine the ins and outs of the most consequential decisions your business can make – hiring the right people. Making the right call can be the difference between driving your organization forward or, in extreme cases, underwater. Dr. Kustis will provide insights into how food & ag companies can be thoughtfully strategic about the hiring process – from management to line workers. Attendees will learn about:

  • The state of hiring and retention today
  • Organizational psychology – an introduction
  • Using personality testing
  • Effectiveness of different selection methods
  • Using ability testing
  • Legal aspects of testing
  • Tips for retaining employees
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