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Effective farm leadership starts with strong interpersonal skills

Reference: FCC

The agriculture community is increasingly recognizing human resources as a valuable management tool, making interpersonal skills and their evaluation a hot topic.

“What you’re finding on farms now is more people are paying attention to human resources,” says farm family transition coach and producer Elaine Froese.

“I think things are changing,” says mediator and coach Monica Clare. “There is an evolution in human consciousness. People are starting to wake up to things that, in my parents’ generation, just didn’t exist.”

But Ken Keis, president and CEO Consulting Resource Group International, says there’s still a huge gap in the agricultural community...Read More