Close to 60,000 jobs are set to open up in agriculture each year for the next five years, but there’s not enough grads to fill them.
In part 1, we discussed the impact of employee turnover on an organization’s profitability, and the disconnect between […]
Editor’s: This is part 1 of a two-part series on employee retention by Mark Waschek of Ag1Source, the […]
Syngenta has announced that it has become the first agriculture company to receive accreditation from the Fair Labor […]
As the 2015 growing season winds down, many companies and groups in agriculture are upping their efforts to […]
Ag retailers are constantly looking to please their best employees, but many err in how they attempt to retain them.
Everyone hiring in the agricultural markets has three major concerns to address.
Each year, the Ohio AgriBusiness Association Educational Trust scholarship program awards scholarship dollars to students enrolled in an agriculture-related field attending several state colleges.
A key component to employee retention is sometimes overlooked in the business. Here is a brief guide on how to implement and carry through with such a plan.
The Asmark Institute plans to recognize the retired industry leader’s years of service to the fertilizer industry at the new state-of-the-art facility in Owensboro, KY.
Retailers too often lose employees to companies outside of agriculture, while recruiting efforts are most often limited to competitors and other ag-focused organizations.
The inaugural Purdue University/CropLife magazine Compensation Survey provides insight into what retail organizations are doing with salary and benefits to keep key managers and application professionals satisfied and in the fold.
Syngenta and health officials warn of four health-related challenges in agriculture and how they can be managed.
The Mid America CropLife Association Board of Directors has selected 12 college students to receive the MACA Young Leader Scholarship of $2,000 to be used for their college expenses.
Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association, in partnership with the Asmark Institute, are offering the Head Start Program to prepare students for work at ag retail facilities.
Increasing employee performance becomes much easier when managers follow these three simple things.
Here are some simple ways to effectively introduce or improve safety at your facility.
Farmers Union Oil Co. has named Scott Black, formerly of Skagit Farmers Supply, President and CEO.
A more lengthy and robust onboarding program for new employees is a critical aspect of longer term retention.