On May 24, 2022, Schwabe and Columbia Bank hosted the “Getting Ahead of Agriculture’s Rising Wages and Tightening Labor Market” seminar to assist those working in Oregon’s agricultural industry to address concerns over rising wages and the tight labor market. Attendees heard from a group of industry professionals on a selection of relevant topics. The seminar was informative, engaging, and a big success.

If you missed the seminar or just want to see the presentations again, check out the video recordings of each section of the seminar below.

Intro & Oregon Agriculture Overtime – Jenny Dresler, Director of Grassroots & Regulatory Affairs at Public Affairs Counsel

Part 1 | Ag Overtime

H-2A for Oregon: Overcoming the Hurdles – Ryan Ogburn, Visa Director at wafla; Bradley Maier, Shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

Part 2 | H-2A

Assessing New Tech and Startups in Ag – Alex Paraskevas, Business Retention & Expansion Manager, Rural Innovation Catalyst at SEDCOR

Part 3 | Assessing New Tech

Managing Rising Costs with Financial Discipline and Structured Investments – Bryan Henny, Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager at Columbia Bank

Part 4 | Managing Rising Costs

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