Caleb Cousens
The jobs and locales in Canadian agriculture are as diverse and exciting as the country itself. Curious to know what a typical day on an organic dairy farm looks like? Vancouver city boy and new agvocate Caleb Cousens heads to the nation’s capital to get his hands dirty and show you how to milk cows in the 21st century in this episode of You In Ag at Upper Canada Creamery.
Aleksandra Koscielak
There is no getting around it: agriculture is always hiring. There are many factors that make this a competitive market for employers. Finding a good fit for an agriculture enterprise takes work but WorkHorse can ease that with our innovative platform! Employers can either take the time to train new people, a perfectly normal and smart practice for businesses in any industry, or after they have failed to find someone from within Canada to fill the job they can look to other countries to attract experienced job seekers for their full-time and seasonal positions. One of the first steps to hiring
Caleb Cousens
Imagine there’s this job. A job where you can work as part of a team and broader community in the effort to feed the world. A job that allows you a quiet, family friendly lifestyle. A job that requires many of your hard-earned skills. Not only do such jobs exist, but they are in an industry in desperate need of more skilled workers. Agriculture in Canada and around the world is an industry that can be ready made for Canadian Armed Forces and their spouses after their military careers are at an end. Here’s why. The Ag Community The military is a tight-knit community with a consistent culture.
Caleb Cousens
From the streets of Baghdad to Regina, the jungles of the Congo to the rainforest coastal regions of British Columbia, or the Baltic Sea to the waters of the Maritimes. Our Canadian Armed Forces risk their lives every day to keep us and people all around the world safe and free. They are some of the bravest, hardest working, and selfless men and women on this planet. Yet when their tours of duty are done, they return home to Canada and can’t find work or don’t know where to start. The problem is, when many of us think of veterans, we think about those who served in World War I and II. In
Caleb Cousens
At WorkHorse Hub we love big thinkers and entrepreneurs in agriculture. Our founders are two such innovators who are out to work with others to solve the HR and labour problem in agriculture in Canada and worldwide. One such giant of modern agriculture is Dr. Danny Klinefelter. An agricultural economist, Dr. Klinefelter’s career has specialized in agriculture finance and management development. He is also the founder and director for The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers ( TEPAP ). One of just a handful of specialized agribusiness and agriculture management programs which has seen
Caleb Cousens
It is one of the hardest parts of building a business. You have your education or accreditation, you have branded yourself, and maybe you have a website. You are excited to share your skills and expertise with businesses in desperate need for what you offer. But all you get is crickets. You hear that there is a labour crisis in agriculture that is only going to get worse but after scouring the web, you find companies who might be in need of your services, you make those dreaded cold calls but there is no way to know if they are currently looking for help and most politely decline, if you reach