Tag Archives: labour

Considerations for Lowering the Cost of Production in Ginseng

There are two ways to increase revenues for any crop or product: increase prices or lower the cost of production. If we assume that price is outside of the grower’s control (which is not entirely accurate), then cutting costs can … Continue reading

Posted in Ginseng, Ginseng Other, Ginseng Pest Management, Ginseng Production | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Agriculture Sector: Using Temporary Help Agencies and Employment Standards Webinar – June 22

Tuesday, June 22nd 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET When faced with a labour shortage, many employers in the agriculture sector turn to a temporary help agency (THA) for assistance. But did you know clients of agencies have legal obligations when … Continue reading

Posted in All Specialty Crops, Ginseng, Herbs, Hops, Industrial Hemp, Specialty Fruit and Nuts, Specialty Grains, Specialty Vegetables, Sweet Potato | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Upcoming Webinar: Access to Labour in 2021

Chair: Stefan Larrass, OFVGA February 11, 2021 at noon- 1 (Zoom webinar) Access to Labour in 2021: HR Resources for farms, Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, Executive Director, Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC)

Posted in All Specialty Crops, Ginseng, Ginseng Other | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program: Additional Funding

On May 14, 2020 the ministry announced the launch of the Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program for Producers.   The government has recently announced an additional $11.6 M in funding. Many producers made pro-active improvements to workplace safety in light of Covid-19, which is … Continue reading

Posted in All Specialty Crops | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment