ELEMENTS OF SUCCESSFUL LABOR MANAGEMENT AMONG GEORGIA FARMERS

For several years adjustments in the farm labor input have been highly sensitive to proliferations of technological innovations, justifying rapid substitutions of capital for labor. This trend has characterized restructuring of agricultural production throughout the United States, but it is particularly true of Georgia and Southeastern agriculture over the past decade. Although farm industry restructuring made ,it economically feasible for Georgia farmers to release large quantities of hired farm labor, the state still remains heavily labor intensive. In addition, increased mechanization of various row crops has altered the type of farm worker needed. Technically skilled workers are needed to operate massive and complicated motorized units for which opportunity cost compensation must be assured.


Issue Date:
1975-08
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/284061
Language:
English
Total Pages:
22




 Record created 2019-02-25, last modified 2020-10-28

Fulltext:
Download fulltext
PDF

Rate this document:

Rate this document:
1
2
3
 
(Not yet reviewed)