Agriculture Must Do More To Win Over Next Generation Workers

The agriculture industry is facing problem that could be detrimental to the way we produce food. It is estimated that by 2020, there will be a significant employment gap across all agricultural fields.

An article from Farmers Weekly says, “Land-based industries including agriculture are facing a mighty staffing challenge, with an estimated 600,000 new entrants needed to replace existing workers by 2020”.

The article from Farmers Weekly discusses:

  • A 4 point plan to usher in a new wave of workers
  • Sharing innovation
  • Trailblazers

The article continues, “There is a lack of knowledge and awareness of courses and careers for a variety of work – we need to show people there is a career ladder [in the industry”. Have you experienced an employment gap in your business? What are some ways the agricultural industry can attract more talent?

To read more, see the full article from Farmers Weekly.