Labor Intelligence ReportFarm Employees. Where are they? Strategies and Solutions for Your Farm.

Finding and retaining farm employees will remain one of farmers’ greatest challenges as the need for skilled farm labor grows while the competition for available farm workers intensifies and wages spiral upward. This report outlines the challenges, implications and explores ways farmers are considering alternative staffing solutions and strategies to find, recruit and retain farm employees.


A Guide to Finding, Hiring and Retaining Farm Employees

Finding quality employees is challenging and unless you adapt to the new workforce patterns, attracting, hiring and retaining workers will become more difficult. This step-by-step guide is designed to help position a farm business as an employer of choice among sought after individuals in this tough farm labor market. It will help you attract and retain quality farm workers, and reduce the chance of a valuable employee leaving, causing a business disruption. Each section will provide you with valuable information and templates to help you attract and retain employees. The guide is a Farm Bureau member only benefit.


Farm Labor Lunch & Learn Webinar Series

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is hosting a series of 30-minute, lunch-and-learn webinars feature Ohio Farm Bureau members and industry subject matter experts that will provide you with tips and tools on employee retention, recruitment, the H-2A system, organizational culture, and labor-saving technology ideas. Join us from the field, the truck, or wherever you are; all webinars begin at 12 p.m. The webinars are free and open to anyone.