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Everyone working on a farm — whether employees or family — should have a job description and know their roles and responsibilities.

Humans — your most important farm resource

Attracting and retaining good workers on your farm doesn’t just happen — you have to make it happen

If you don’t have people, you don’t have a farm. It’s as simple as that. While most producers think about their farm in terms of their livestock and crops, they neglect to think about the people, says a rural business specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. But that needs to change, Abby Verstraete told attendees […] Read more

Producers wanted for labour focus group

Meting to take place on Nov. 12 in Red Deer, Alta.

Producers are being sought for a focus group on labour and skill shortages in agriculture. The focus group will meet on Nov. 12 at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer and is being hosted by Alberta Canola Producers and the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council. The council is working with farmers across Canada to develop […] Read more