AGRICULTURAL APPOINTMENTS GUIDE TO COMMUNICATING VALUE. If you plant an apple seed today, you’ll probably have to wait about seven years before your tree grows fruit.
Once it does, however, it can produce for decades.That’s a perennial payoff, but farmers like me don’t enjoy this option. We grow annuals. Our crops live for a single season. For the most part, this is what we do: Plant, harvest, repeat.But what if our crops were to last longer? What if we could extend their lives and production capability beyond a year? This is the Holy Grail of wheat research: For more than a century, scientists have tried to develop a variety of wheat that produces grain in Agricultural Appointments consecutive seasons.Wheat is already one of the hardiest crops on the planet. Yet it’s not our only crop. Wheat is no longer our region’s largest crop in terms of dollars by production, but it’s a fundamental part of our operation. Researchers at the Land Institute and elsewhere are working hard to turn this longstanding dream of wheat farmers into a reality. Industry Archives - Page 4 of 5.
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News & Information With the number of children studying agriculture in high schools dropping significantly in the past 15 years, agribusinesses must play a larger role in encouraging students to take an interest in the industry. In 1997, more than 2,200 Year 12 students in NSW studied agriculture courses for their HSC. Perhaps an even more alarming figure is the drop between Year 10 students studying agriculture and those who go on to take it for the HSC. In 1997, 7000 Year 10 students in NSW studied agriculture. In 2012, 6,800 students in Year 10 studied agriculture but only 1,300 completed it in Year 12. 10 Reasons Why Agribusiness Can’t Afford to Ignore Asia. Irrigation Australia Regional Conference 2015 @ Penrith Panthers.
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3 Key Strategies to Attract Gen Y to Agribusiness. Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram 3 Key Strategies to Attract Gen Y to Agribusiness News & Information There’s plenty of talk in the media about how employers have to engage with Generation Y – those 18-34 year olds who love to multi-task on their tablets, smartphones and laptops.
But it’s more than media hype – Gen Y will be a majority in the workforce by 2020, when they will make up 42% of the workforce, up from 34% today. If agribusiness fails to get them on board, their future will be anything but bright. So what do you need to do, if, like many of the agribusinesses in Australia, your workforce is ageing and in many cases increasingly out of touch with the digital generation?
Here are three key strategies you can’t afford to ignore: Attracting Gen Y: Ban boring The average age of an Australian farmer is 53 years (according to the ABS) old with 47% of the industry aged 55 or older. 7 Ways to Attract Top Talent to Remote Agribusinesses. Menu.
Retaining Generation Y Workers in Agribusiness and Farming. Retaining Generation Y in agribusiness and farming industries doesn’t have to be a headache.
A little bit of strategic planning, culture awareness and training, goes a long way to holding on to your younger employees. The dilemma of retaining Gen Y employees is one echoed across all businesses and all industries. Research conducted by Robert Half Technologies showed that 49% of surveyed executives found that their Gen Y staff were the hardest employees in their business to retain. Further analysis showed that one in four workers aged 20-24 will change jobs in any given year and that 2/3 of Gen Y’s will change workplaces every two years. Annie Fu joins our Growing Team. Show Me The Money! Why Agribusiness Needs to Cough Up to Attract Top Talent. Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Show Me The Money!
News & Information If you’re in agribusiness you will know how difficult it is to attract well-qualified employees, particularly if you are in a regional or remote area. Asia’s rising middle class, with its increased demand for food and agricultural products and services over the next 50 years, will make attracting the best and brightest even more competitive – especially if remuneration continues on its current path. Agribusiness wages growth lags behind average wage. Why Skills Shortages Are The Number One Threat to Agribusinesses. Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Why Skills Shortages Are The Number One Threat to Agribusinesses News & Information Australia faces critical skills shortages in the agribusiness sector according to a raft of government enquiries, a growing chorus of academic reports and just about anyone who has ever tried to find highly-skilled candidates for agribusiness job vacancies.
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News & Information Disruption comes to agribusiness! Agricultural Appointments, Managing Director, Dr Ray Johnson, says the 2016 Agrifood Talent Report highlights a trend toward niche production of differentiated products, large-scale production as well as a new wave of digital technology, adoption of new business structures and innovative marketing by farmers. “We are seeing a shift away from the traditional way of doing things to ways that require new skills and knowledge,” “Tomorrow’s farmer won’t just focus on driving the tractor, they’ll also be confident in the use of technology such as UAVs and remote data capture, to choose production that’s most profitable, produce a specialty product and be acutely aware of consumer demands,” Dr Johnson says.
To produce the report, Agricultural Appointments spoke with industry experts about emerging trends in the industry. Share on facebook. The future of farming is now... Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram. Three steps to agribusiness success: Diversify, Specialise and Love. Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Three steps to agribusiness success: Diversify, Specialise and Love. UQ Gatton Regional Careers Fair 2016. Enhancing Agriculture: 3 Ideas for Digital Transformation. Menu Facebook. Growing Agriculture: 5 New Job Roles. Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Growing Agriculture: 5 New Job Roles.
SALARY UPDATE: WE’RE FIGHTING FOR YOU! Menu Facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram News & Information Employers need to get on the front foot with market-savvy remuneration, to fight other industries for the top talent. Increased demand for agricultural products from Asia over the next 25 years means Australian agribusinesses will face skills shortages. Our review of agribusiness salaries from 1995 through to 2015, using Agricultural Appointments’ own internal records and industry data, shows that growth in salaries in a number of key areas has been substantially slower than average wages in other industries. The worst performing salaries are for farm managers, which have grown at just 29% of average wage growth across Australia over the 20-year period.
This under performance is probably due to a range of factors, in particular the highly variable nature of agricultural production and the more recent strong Australian dollar. Salary growth for farm managers has lagged behind other positions and is even below the rate of inflation. Don’t turn your back on agribusiness. 7 ways to attract top talent to remote agribusinesses. Menu. High technology in agriculture creates changing trends in recruitment. Highly successful and professionally run convention, supported by 5000 visitors. Great networking event, looking forward to next year!
STEM skills required to drive the digital revolution in Australian agriculture. Agricultural engineering to play crucial role in the digital revolution underway in Australian agriculture. Outstanding AIFST 50 Year Anniversary JR Vickery Presentation! Agriculture is now the powerhouse driving economic growth in Australia. Wine Industry Shows Strong Resurgence. Working Around the Plate. Menu. Australia now dominates beef meat exports! Rising Through the Ranks – to Find the Perfect Role. From India to Australia…for polymer technology research.
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