AMI Episode 6 – The Fundamentals of Human Resources Management on the Farm

Of all of the aspects of a business that have to be managed, human resources can be the most challenging. The needs and the dynamics involved in managing human resources are unique to every business and have to evolve as a business grows and changes.  For many farmers human resources can suck the life out of running the business because it is not something that we would consider ourselves good at.  With that in mind, there are fundamental skills and techniques from which all businesses must start before they can adapt to fit their individual business model.

In this episode of the AMI Farm Business E-Team Video series, we take a look at those fundamental aspects of human resource management with help from Gary Mawhiney of Ag HR Solutions. We also get to see those principals at work as we look at human resource management from the perspective of winery owner Trevor Falk who has taken those basics and adapted them to fit his business needs.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4:30 PM est. @shaunhaney


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