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New Publication Highlights a Toolbox for Coordinating Farm Labor

UW Center for Cooperatives, in partnership with Farm Commons, released a new publication helping diversified farms coordinate labor.</p

Lead, Not Manage, Employees – Progressive Dairyman article

Progressive Dairyman and Progressive Dairyman Canada published an article about the work of UWEX on HRM issues in their summer issues of the magazine. Check out the article here.

Tighter labor markets drive up dairy wages

Simon Jette-Nantel, UW-Extension Center for Dairy Profitability As the overall economy keeps warming up, the U.S. unemployment rate now has reached a 10- to 11-yeary low at 4.3 percent in May 2017. That employment figure does nothing to help dairy farmers with their current labor and financial situation. What is certain is farm labor wages […]

Roles, Responsibilities & Success in Supervision Webinar

As part of the Recognizing the Possibilities of HRM webinar series for Extension educators, Trisha Wagner and Jennifer Blazek co-presented on “Understanding the roles, responsibilities, and key to success in supervision” on May 22, 2017.

A Look at Human Resource Management on WI Farms

More than 76,400 people make their living each year as employees on Wisconsin farms. Their educational background and other skills and characteristics vary widely. Both employees and farmers want to be informed about how farm labor is recruited, and what their most valuable characteristics are. To assist them, the University of Wisconsin-Extension (UWEX) FARM Team […]

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