Feedlot operators continue to deal with worker shortage

Many feedlot operators have been struggling to fill positions lately and it’s hoped some new support will help. As Quinn Campbell explains, Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) is now funding a unique tool to help feedlot operators retain staff. The pandemic left many employers looking for qualified staff, including Van Raay Paskal Farms (VRP). At any given time VRP has roughly 10 vacancies within it’s facilities where they care for about 180,000 head of cattle, plus run a farming and irrigation sector. “We have around 170 employees, we like to stay around 180 to 185 when we are this full,” said VRP...Read more