Farm business owners face countless responsibilities and demands on their time. Your business depends on the people who work for you, but managing and supporting your workforce can be a challenging and complex task. To provide some guidance, we delivered a six-week series of HR Best Practices that employers may wish to consider, to nurture good employee relations while remaining compliant with legislation.

First, what are “HR Best Practices”?

Best practices are a set of Human Resources Management processes and actions that work universally. Use of best practices can lead to improved business performance, increasing productivity and profitability. It is no secret that the agriculture industry has many unique needs, and the AgSector Program helps to consider those needs and provide custom industry resources.

Human resource activities fall into six core silos that every farm business should manage: