Business Management

Information on mushroom farm management and budgeting, including the impact of the mushroom industry on the environment, keeping good employees and understanding the new labor laws.

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Impact of the Mushroom Industry on the Environment
Impact of the Mushroom Industry on the Environment - Articles Articles
Growers must use the mushroom's ability to consume organic materials discarded by man, to help control pollution in modern society. More
What do Labels Tell Us?
What do Labels Tell Us? - Articles Articles

What do Labels Tell Us?

David Meigs Beyer, Ph.D.

Reading a label is the one way to obtain information on how to use a given product in mushroom production. More
Finding and Keeping Good Employees
Finding and Keeping Good Employees - Articles Articles
As a new farmer, managing employees can be a huge challenge. More
2016 New Labor Law and Farming
2016 New Labor Law and Farming - Videos Videos

2016 New Labor Law and Farming

John Berry

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This video illustrates potential impacts on farm businesses due to the newest rules from the US Dept of Labor. More
Food is a central part of life in every culture. And eating with others is meaningful. The foods may be different, such as this ugali (corn porridge) and dried fish from Tanzania, but the significance of eating together isn’t.
Making the Most of Cross-Cultural Encounters - Articles Articles
Understanding differences between cultures can provide helpful insight for situations encountered everywhere in our increasingly global society, including common encounters on U.S. farms. More