Director of Farm & Industry Short Course
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Hometown: Bangor, WI
Previously, Jennifer worked in UW-Extension as the Dane County Dairy & Livestock Educator and before that in Polk County as the Agriculture Agent. In Extension, Jennifer developed her expertise in farm human resource management, where she co-created a curriculum for farm owners, managers, and supervisors to learn important skills related to leadership, communication, culture, and working with others.
Understanding what conflict is and identifying steps to work through it ensures that your team works better together.
Diversity and culture all play a huge role in how we communicate, and more importantly, why communications seems to fall through.