Are You Fighting Employees Over Paid Vacation?

Do you offer paid time off to your farm employees? This is a popular topic of discussion in Successful Farming's Women in Ag Facebook group.

"We have employees asking for paid leave," Jenny E. writes. "Last year everyone wanted fewer hours and more pay, and we did that for them. I'm not sure what to do. Putting in robotic milkers is starting to look really good."


Watch Online: Why Farm Transitions Need a Woman's Leadership

Transition planning is optional ... kind of. If you don’t really value your family relationships and don’t mind if the farm continues in the family, then that may be true. For most women in ag, this is not the case. Preserving family and perpetuating a farm legacy are #1 and #2 in importance to many women.