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MANAGEMENT

Read how to improve your supervision of employees, financial matters, identification and record keeping. Learn more about land use issues that affect your operation.

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I often hear, “Young people today are not willing to work hard.” Although sometimes there is truth to this statement, it serves better as a symptom of the incredible changes occurring in today’s workforce and labor market.  

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Under federal law, employers are required to complete and retain copies of Form I-9, which is an employment authorization confirmation, for all employees. This applies whether dealing with a 100-section cattle ranch in Wyoming with 10 employees or a small cow-calf operator in Texas with 10 acres and one employee.

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In the late 1930s, when my dad was 6 years old, he drove a team of two horses mowing and hauling hay. By the time he was 12, he was directing a four-horse team to plow fields and plant crops.

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The agricultural industry suffered a blow in August when Idaho Code 18-7042, commonly called an “ag gag statute,” was found to be unconstitutional. This opinion leaves the fate of similar statutes in other states up in the air and limits legal protections available for agricultural operations facing trespassing or undercover video investigations.

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Cattle grazing beside the road are not an uncommon sight while cruising through the many rural areas of the U.S. Tourists find it a prime opportunity to take the cliché “cattle grazing on the horizon” photo.

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One of the most important responsibilities of an agricultural organization is identifying and hiring someone to lead the organization. Large corporations struggle with this as well – because it can be a daunting task to identify: What are the organization’s needs? Who is the person to fulfil these needs?

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