A vision of the future dairy workforce

Agriculture has a lot of workforce challenges confronting us today. At times we need to look up from those challenges and make sure we are preparing for the future. Thanks to the folks at Progressive Dairyman┬ámagazine for giving me the opportunity to write on this subject. See: "A vision of the future dairy workforce" in … Continue reading A vision of the future dairy workforce

Contingency Planning: What if immigrant workers are not available?

I have talked with many farmers over the years who firmly state that they would not be in business if it weren't for immigrant workers. They will also firmly repeat the familiar line that "Americans just won't do this type of work." We may be heading for a time when the truth of both of … Continue reading Contingency Planning: What if immigrant workers are not available?