Labor Management in Agriculture: Cultivating Personnel

Authors: Alina CREŢU and Roberta STANEF

Published in: Vol:9 No.5 / 2008

      There is much that farmers do not have control over, and what they do control, they control through people. How these people are hired, managed and motivated makes a huge difference. Labor management is much more than forms and paperwork.

      It is more about finding creative new ways of increasing productivity and reducing loss. About 40% to 70% of costs in production agriculture are related to labor costs. Thus, it seems that effective management of these costs plays a vital role in the competitiveness of agricultural producers.

Pages: 93 - 103