Effective communication can reduce labor costs, increase worker engagement, and save lives. We’re going to talk about the impact of effective workforce communication on agribusiness.Read More
Agricultural jobs necessitate extended periods of physically demanding labor, often in hot and humid weather. Farmworkers are more susceptible to heat-related diseases due to these environmental and work situations. Ag employers can help farmworkers by communicating preventative measures via text messages regularly as a supplement to safety training.Read More
While we all hope we are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, the pandemic continues to spread through our communities, disrupting lives and businesses. Ganaz caught up with West Mathison, the President of Stemilt, to find out what he has learned during this crisis.Read More
You might recognize Matt Roger’s name from his days as a Global Produce Coordinator at Whole Foods Market. Two years ago he traded that powerful job for the adventure of building a business in agriculture. He wanted to do farm labor contracting the right way. AgSocio’s stated purpose is to create value for farmers, farm workers, and the broader food industry by building a more just, safe, professional, and competitive agricultural labor employment system.
This week, Matt sent out a great newsletter to his stakeholders outlining their initial steps responding to the challenges that COVID-19 is presenting and how they’re working to keep their people healthy.Read More
Together we are experiencing truly trying times as the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to affect our communities and businesses. The processing of H2A visas is still uncertain and this might further affect agricultural companies with labor shortages. In these difficult times, it’s truly important that our food system stays strong. To address the current challenges, communication is key.Read More
What is the secret sauce to workforce engagement in agriculture? Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce tell us how they use increased two-way communication to motivate and engage their farm workers.Read More
Did you know that about 8.6 trillion text messages are sent each year? That includes 6 billion per day in the US alone. And farmworkers are no exception to the texting trend.Read More