Nov. 1 2022
Labor costs more than just money on a farm. That can be positive while also challenging
Sept. 2 2022
Farm help is on the decline in our area and across the country, and it is a driving force for why some farms are choosing robotics
Aug. 15 2022
“I'm really, really mindful that the rear window on the economist automobile is pretty much crystal clear,” shared Cornell’s Andy Novakovic
Jan. 21 2021
When the Farm Workforce Modernization Act was introduced in the House of Representatives in fall 2019, sponsors reported that the last time significant labor legislation had been passed in the House was...
Nov. 25 2019
Wages are up. That’s been a common refrain over the last several years. Anecdotal evidence is all around us, and the data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and USDA allows us to see the magnitude...
Feb. 25 2019
Labor costs have grown over the last years, reveals USDA data on the cost of production on dairy farms
April 23 2018
As those of us in dairy circles continue to hope for a recovery, the rest of the economy keeps growing
March 12 2018
While labor efficiency rose 2.3, labor costs climbed 7.2 percent, wiping away any gains in getting more work done on a daily basis through implementing technology