How to find, hire good workers
publication date: Mar 1, 2014
Stop reading this article right now and write down your top three farm inputs. If you are like me, you probably listed seed and soil amendments—but did you list labor? On my farm, labor is not only my largest input by cost, it is larger than the next three inputs combined. In fact, labor and labor-related costs make up a full 30% of my yearly budget. If you spend days agonizing over what new tomato varieties to buy, or whether that extra bit of fertilizer is really worth the cost, then why not dedicate the same time and energy to hiring the right people?
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