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We at Farmers Weekly believe that advertisers are best served through advertising appropriate to their product and their goals. So below we have compiled a number of articles on various topics that you might find of interest.
Staff recruitment can be a real headache. Most employers in agriculture agree there is a shortage of experienced workers, so finding and retaining the right staff has never been more important. While there will always be young people who are desperate to get into the...read more
Harvest can be a stressful time, with farmers at the mercy of changes in the weather, global commodity markets and expensive bits of machinery. So anyone taking on casual staff to help with combining, corn-carting and cultivations needs to ensure they get the right...read more
In an ideal world, you'd be paid cash during office hours, which you'd pay in immediately, but this isn't always possible. If you do receive cash, try to get it handed over in a bank, so you can pay it in immediately and the cashier can check for fake notes. If your...read more
The question of whether the agricultural industry is effective when it comes to PR and advertising was posed – admittedly, probably not for the first time – in an article published in Farmers Weekly in 2008. The article, featuring farmer and entrepreneur Wilfred...read more
There will be some people wondering what can social media offer an agricultural business. Is there any point? Are farmers interested? Will it be beneficial? The answer to all three of those questions is, yes. If you’re just starting out on social media, it can seem...read more
Its not an enjoyable thing, but none-the-less rejecting applicants to a job is something every business has to do. Even if you have an incredible track record with recruitment, you are always going to have to turn down some people who apply to work for you, so doing...read more