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April 26, 2013
A recent CropLife Media Group Webinar, sponsored by Simplot, SST Software and WinField Solutions, presented employee recruitment and retention strategies for ag retailers of all sizes.
March 22, 2013
DuPont and the National Association of Agricultural Educators are teaming up to award $200,000 in grants to agriscience educators who implement Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) in their classrooms.
March 1, 2013
North Carolina Farm Bureau's Agriculture Workforce Report found more than 60% of the state's growers have trouble hiring qualified employees.
March 1, 2013
The most successful companies at keeping employees are those that have an established image in their communities, clients and potential workers.
December 3, 2012
Employers need to look hard at their employee value proposition to make certain the best workers feel like sticking around.
October 1, 2012
In this first of a three-part series, we examine the challenges of keeping employees happy and balanced during and after the busy spring season.
January 6, 2012
The Asmark Institute is partnering with the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association and the Grain & Feed Association of Illinois on the construction of a new training complex in Bloomington, IL.
October 10, 2011
To keep the best employees on board, companies need to have a clear and detailed plan for providing adequate compensation — and communicating this to their workers.
September 1, 2011
To entice the best employees, employers need to find ways to engage and excite their new hires from Day One.
August 17, 2011
To effectively manage the new workforce, ag retailers will need to learn how to motivate Generation Y.
June 15, 2011
A new study by University of Iowa researchers finds that many employee training programs might actually increase turnover while driving up a firm's costs.
March 14, 2011
When supervisors are disconnected with employees, the risk of losing key people soars.
December 2, 2010
AGCO has named Mike Pluimer, Ceres Solutions, Templeton, IN, as its Operator of the Year.
November 17, 2010
As more young people enter the workforce and engage in farming, the retailer will need to adapt to the needs of a different sort of employee — and a different sort of farmer.
October 8, 2010
Illinois officials are urging farmers not to apply post-harvest fertilizer too early.
September 9, 2010
The industry's best operators are grown from environments that foster excellence.
July 13, 2010
Want to land that top candidate? You need to move fast to seal the deal. Here's how in five steps.
June 8, 2010
There are many factors to consider besides longevity when finding the proper candidate for your ag operation.