There’s no doubt finding and retaining skilled labor is a challenge. As part of our ag labor strategy series, learn how one operation has found success in retaining workers by improving their employee housing.
Federal immigration enforcement actions at places of business have increased exponentially in the last year. Do you know what to do if immigration officers come to your business? The Rural Law Initiative of Albany Law School has developed an info sheet to help you understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to immigration enforcement at your business.
If you’ve been to the movies lately and stayed to watch the credits, it’s amazing to see how many people are involved in the production of a feature length film. And while Northeast farms, forest product and fishing businesses may not have as large of a supporting cast as a Hollywood blockbuster, it takes a team to produce the high quality food and fiber that consumers rely upon and enjoy.
In any business, including natural resource-based enterprises like farming, fishing and forestry, knowing your costs has always been important. But in today’s world of tight margins, it is imperative. Knowing, and managing, your cost of production is essential to running a profitable operation.