Erven, Bernard 04 Feb 1971
Labor management workshop slated Agricultural labor is a critical asset on farms today. , The investment per farm worker in the United States has grown from 13,538 in 1949 to $69,006 in 1969. Also the output output per farm worker increased from $4465 in 1948 to $10,767 in 1968. Paul Wright, area extension agent, farm management says that we need to set a goal of from $25,000 to $30,000 output per farm worker to provide adequate adequate income for wages and living expenses. These trends . stress the importance of proper management of agricultural agricultural labor. A workshop to study labor management techniques will be held Mondays. February 8 and 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Ole Zim's Wagon Shed. Ole Zim's Wagon Shed is located on State Route 590 between State Route 6 and 20 west of Fremont. Anyone interested in attending the workshop is welcome to attend. Dr. Bernard Erven, assistant professor at Ohio State University in the Department of Agricultural Economics, will be resourcing the workshop. Dr. Erven has a great interest in agricultural labor concerns and is currently conducting a study of the impact of extending unemployment unemployment insurance to agriculture. During this past summer he interviewed several farm employees in Ohio and was responsible for the interviews of over 1,000 farm employees. For more information about this workshop, contact Carl F. Ruff, County Extension Agent, Agriculture. : f 1 1 V . ''' I i C SPEAKER - Dr. Bernard Bernard Erven from Ohio State University will be resourcing a Workshop on Agricultural Labor Management at Ole Zim's ' Wagon Shed, Fremont, Ohio on February 8 and 15.