Everything a farmer needs to know about migrant farm workers

WorkHorse Hub December 19, 2018
It’s no secret that finding labor for your farm can be a challenge. Labor-intensive products, including fruits and vegetables, are dependent on reliable labor that must be available during the short window of time when products need to be harvested.
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How to create a farm resume employers can't ignore (+ free template)

WorkHorse Hub December 17, 2018
You’re ready to look for your first, or next, job. Congratulations! A resume will be needed, no matter what type of job you apply for.
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Finding the Best Ag Workers for Your Farm

WorkHorse Hub November 13, 2018
Labor. It’s one of the biggest headaches of owning a farm. Small, mid-size, and large operations are all challenged by labor, primarily finding and keeping employees. It’s a fact that as farmers, we must evolve our thinking when it comes to attracting and hiring employees.
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Tips for Managing the Safety of Older Generations on Your Farm

WorkHorse Hub March 14, 2018
Traditionally, generations work together on many farming operations. The wisdom and experience of past generations can be invaluable.  In the past, farming was smaller in scale and less technologically complex, and the pace seemed a bit slower than it is today.. But there always comes a hard time when the producer and their management team must
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Always Be Looking for Talented People

WorkHorse Hub December 18, 2017
“A company’s employees are its greatest asset.” – Sir Richard Branson The amount of effort, time and money that goes into finding, hiring and retaining the right people for companies is enormous. The right person can turn around a quarter, improve efficiencies and raise the morale of a department. But that right person is not easy to find. People
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From 12 Weeks to 5: How To Cut Your Hiring Process In Half

WorkHorse Hub October 24, 2017
 Your agribusiness is constantly growing, changing, and adapting to industry needs. Having the right labour force in place makes a world of difference in the success of your business, but keeping up with these necessary changes to your operation’s labour needs is tedious.
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How To Create a Job Ad

WorkHorse Hub October 5, 2017
You desperately need to fill a job position, but you do not have the slightest idea of how to write something that will attract the right talent.
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New thinking required as agriculture industry growth challenged by access to labour

WorkHorse Hub August 21, 2017
The agriculture industry in Canada welcomed the recent announcement of major investments to support export growth and sector innovation by Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay. The funding will help advance “climate smart agriculture” and innovations in research and development and technology. The agri-food sector is indeed a
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