Building a Resilient Agriculture Workforce in Manitoba

Jul 3, 2024

Carbon Lock Tech is excited to participate in an upcoming webinar presented by Manitoba Agriculture.

Atish Kulkarni, Head of Biocarbon Research at Carbon Lock Tech, will be speaking at the webinar (registration details below), on July 31, 2024.

Key discussion points:
o Emerging career opportunities
o Employer-candidate connection resources
o Insights from Manitoba’s agricultural businesses
o Strategies for attracting and retaining talent

Explore career opportunities and gain labour insights from agriculture employers and industry experts. Don’t miss this chance to learn about the evolving agricultural sector in Manitoba!

Webinar Details

  • Date: Wednesday July 31, 2024
  • Time: 11:00 am (CST)
  • Description: This webinar will share information about current and developing agriculture career opportunities available in Manitoba and the resources available to connect employers and career seekers. This webinar will also highlight the experiences, challenges, and opportunities of Manitoba businesses in their journey to establish a resilient workforce in the province.
  • Zoom registration link:

Speakers & Bios

Holly Klann, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, the University of Manitoba

Holly Klann is the Experiential Learning & Co-op Education Coordinator for the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She has been working with job seekers and employers for over 11 years. Holly holds a Career Development Practitioner Certificate (CDPC) from The University of Winnipeg and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Asper School of Business.

Atish Kulkarni, Head of Biocarbon Research, Carbon Lock Technologies

Carbon Lock Technologies is a cleantech start up based in Winnipeg, focused on developing sustainable, scalable carbon removal solutions. Atish Kulkarni heads the Biocarbon Research Group, investigating the Life Cycle of the pyrolysis process and the use of biocarbon in a range of high-value applications, including agriculture, construction, mining, and green infrastructure. He holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University and is extremely passionate about developing carbon removal solutions for the current climate crisis. 

Randy Dyck, Kroeker Farms

Randy has been fortunate enough to have a 21-year run in human resources (and counting), contributing primarily through recruitment, organization development, leadership development, and workplace safety. After spending his entire adult life in manufacturing, Randy transitioned into Agriculture with Kroeker Farms in 2021. It’s been exciting to switch from an industry that focuses on role specialization and quick turnaround to an industry that focuses on variety, lifestyle, and passion.