Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Skills


Supply chain logistics disruptions continue

Supply chain logistics disruptions continue

ByNeal WallaceApr 28, 2022
New Zealand Council of Cargo Owners chair Simon Beale said access to containers is tightening as they become stranded in Russia or are unable to be delivered because of sanctions. “There are issues with getting containers now,” Beale said. This…

Finding the right fit for your dairy team

ByGerald PiddockApr 20, 2022
Richard McIntyre: Federated Farmers dairy vice-chairperson Richard McIntyre says prospective contract milkers should take the time to find the job where they are the right fit for the farm.Successful contract…

Staff more than a resource

ByAnne BoswellApr 20, 2022
No 8 HR co-founder Lee Astridge says farm employers need to perceive staff as not only a resource, but a value-add component of their business.“When you have a value-add component,…

Workshops aim to improve farmers’ financial literacy

ByColin WilliscroftApr 14, 2022
Hazel Bourke and Mark Chrystall attended a recent financial skills workshop held by Rabobank in Feilding.Financial skills workshops being run around the country by Rabobank aim to provide farmers with…


Extra migrant workers welcomed by primary sector

Extra migrant workers welcomed by primary sector

ByGerald PiddockApr 12, 2022
Federated Farmers employment spokesperson Chris Lewis says farmers contemplating struggling through with workforce gaps should think about the stress that…
Farmers team up to make dairying attractive

Farmers team up to make dairying attractive

ByStaff reporterApr 11, 2022
Bay of Plenty contract milker and former DairyNZ consultant Jordyn Crouch is one of four guest speakers.A webinar will give…
Driving ag skill growth

Driving ag skill growth

ByRoss NollyApr 4, 2022
An Ag Drive student learning how to drive a tractor under the watchful eye of a tutor.When covid reared its…
Kiwifruit sector desperate for more staff

Kiwifruit sector desperate for more staff

ByRichard RennieMar 29, 2022
NZ Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated chief executive Colin Bond recruiting staff from close to home is the industry’s first option.The kiwifruit…
SFF gets workforce boost as borders reopen

SFF gets workforce boost as borders reopen

ByNeal WallaceMar 25, 2022
Fifteen trained meat workers arrived from Samoa this week, a further 18 will arrive within two weeks and visas have…
Venison processors juggle capacity due to Omicron

Venison processors juggle capacity due to Omicron

ByAnnette ScottMar 23, 2022
Moving animals off-farm is the focus for Silver Fern Farms, where suppliers across all species are experiencing delays.Moving animals off-farm…
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