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Analysis of employment conditions for full-time hired farm labor on Eastern Iowa hog farms

Richard Bennett Smith

Analysis of employment conditions for full-time hired farm labor on Eastern Iowa hog farms

by Richard Bennett Smith

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Published by Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Iowa State University of Science and Technology in Ames .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iowa.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laborers -- Iowa,
    • Swine -- Breeding -- Iowa

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 839.

      Other titlesAnalysis of employment conditions for full-time hired farm labor ...
      Statementby Richard B. Smith, Earl O. Heady and Craig V. Fulton.
      SeriesResearch bulletin - Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station ; 582, Research bulletin (Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station) ;, 582.
      ContributionsHeady, Earl Orel, 1916- joint author., Fulton, Craig V., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1527.I7 S55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 811-842 :
      Number of Pages842
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5019729M
      LC Control Number76623886

      Chapter 8. Labor and Management: Farm Labor and Related Services Farm labor includes all hired, contract, exchange, and unpaid family labor used in agricultural production. Farm labor is defined here to encompass what is sometimes distinguished asFile Size: 40KB. Farm employment is the number of workers engaged in the direct production of agricultural commodities, either livestock or crops; whether as a sole proprietor, partner, or hired laborer. Full-time and part-time jobs are counted equally.

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      the quantity of labor hired as a function of the "real" price of labor (wage deflated by an index of prices received for all farm products) and lagged hired farm employment. Utilizing a data period, he found a short-run elasticity of at the mean, and of at levels. The. The Labor Market Information Division at Iowa Workforce Development conducts research and analysis on a variety of topics. The following is a list of current research products. College Student Analysis Based upon the results of a survey distributed to postsecondary institutions across the State, the analysis includes data on the students' field of study, desired.


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Analysis of employment conditions for full-time hired farm labor on Eastern Iowa hog farms by Richard Bennett Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

As farms have become larger and more capitalized, decision making has become more complex. The level of skill needed by farm labor also has increased as the size of enterprises and the complexities of equipment have increased.

This study examines the employment conditions of full-time hired farm labor in an effort to resolve a farm-labor paradox. full-time hired men in six selected Iowa counties. Questionnaire responses were. obtained from of the. 2, members of the. Iowa Farm Business Association whose records were analyzed.

For each farm type considered, the items most. highly. correlated with the amount. of labor hired were the. value of crop grown. the value of. ticular, the full-time farm labor conditions were examined. Employee pay packages, turnover, skills, titles, and other employee character­ istics were considered in detail.

Employers were questioned regarding employer-employee relations and working conditions. Before considering the specifics of the full-time farm labor problem area and research doneAuthor: Richard Bennett Smith. Over this same period, average annual employment of hired farmworkers—including on-farm support personnel and those who work for farm labor contractors—declined from million to million, a percent reduction.

As a result, the proportion of. Farmers and their families continue to provide the largest proportion of agricultural labor, but hired farmworkers are increasingly supplying a greater part of farm employment. This trend is expected to continue in the eighties with the hired labor proportion gradually increasing.

Better information, including crucial individual state data on numbers of farmworkers, duration of employment, and Cited by: 1. Hired Farm Labor Held Steady in Great Recession by Thomas Hertz After declining for much of the previous decade, the employment of hired farm laborers, supervisors, and managers stabilized in and rose somewhat in andaccording to data from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service's Farm Labor Survey.

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One limitation of hired farm labor data from the Decennial Census is undercounting; the seasonal nature of farm work means that many farm laborers are not employed in March, when the Census is taken. The Hired Farm Working Force Survey provided data to evaluate the usefulness of Census data for farm labor research.

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Beyond the two full-time employees, Cassebaum hires students and others as seasonal labor for the farm’s vegetable stand, which operates from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Even with all the hired help, there’s a mountain of work that stretches available resources.