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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...