GPA offers SA students farm-safety training

Secondary students in South Australia can now access online training on farm safety and related topics offered through a GPA initiative…Read More

Grain Central, April 26, 2022

Recruitment: Attracting next-gen to agriculture

University agriculture researchers are working to create an innovative and skilled meat processing workforce for the future by better understanding school teacher, student and parent perceptions, knowledge and awareness of the red meat processing sector and associated career pathways…Read More

Cath Condon, March 11, 2022

Recruitment: Five tips to secure quality staff in a shrinking resource pool

Hiring the best people for any business is never easy, but some agribusinesses seem to attract quality over and over, and your business can too, with some proven tools and a solid game-plan…Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2021

Recruitment: Tips to keep staff happy and productive during the holiday season

While December is a time for Christmas cheer and holiday spirit, it can also often be one of the more challenging months of the year, with less man-hours to do work, a drop in employee productivity and potentially, a drop in employee morale…Read More

Grain Central, November 29, 2021

Drive to encourage careers in agriculture on National Ag Day

Grain Producers Australia (GPA) and the NFF are celebrating today’s National Agriculture Day by highlighting some of the exciting and diverse opportunities to work in the Australian farming sector…Read More

Grain Central, November 19, 2021

Recruitment: Why job-seekers should keep up the search during the holidays

It is a common misconception that businesses do not hire at all over Christmas. It could in fact be the ideal time to rev up the job search…Read More

Grain Central, November 8, 2021

Recruitment: Guide to managing risks of working in summer

With summer fast approaching, national workplace safety policy body Safe Work Australia has issued a handy guide for managing the risks of working in heat…Read More

Grain Central, November 1, 2021

Farmers unite in call for harvest certainty

State farming organisations from Queensland, NSW and Victoria have joined with their federal colleagues in calling for an urgent solution to the east coast’s harvest worker crisis…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2021

Recruitment: Dealing with employee turnover – how to ‘stop the hop’

In an era when job-hopping is becoming more common, keeping talented employees in the fold has become a foremost business challenge for employers…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2021

Recruitment: Deciphering the employment market in Australian agriculture

Increased confidence in the agribusiness sector has seen a corresponding increase in employment, but on the flip-side, many who left during the drought have not returned…Read More

Dr Ray Johnson, Agricultural Appointments, October 18, 2021

Recruitment: How to make sure your next hire is right for the role

Reruiting for a new role on a team can be an arduous process, therefore making sure it is the right person for the team dynamic and the business is extremely important…Read More

Grain Central, October 11, 2021

Recruitment: How to ensure performance reviews are beneficial

Performance reviews – often scheduled at the end of the season – can be highly beneficial not only for the employer but also the employee if done correctly…Read More

Grain Central, September 27, 2021

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