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How To Get A Farmer Away On Holiday

How to get a farmer away on holiday

Getting away on holiday when you’re a farming family can be easier said than done, getting a farmer away on holiday isn’t just a case of booking time off and deciding where in the world you will go.┬áThere’s lots of obstacles not to mention excuses and yes, sometimes it seems farmers seem to be making them up on purpose! Examples will include:

  • Too busy
  • No one else is capable of looking after the stock / farm like we do
  • Can’t afford it
  • It’s too [...]

Getting Farmers On Holiday – Easier Said Than Done

Getting a farmer away for a holiday is easier said than done. They will think up a million reasons why it’s not a good reason to go. These will include the months of calving / lambing/ breeding / harvesting / sowing / repairing / grass management. If they don’t have a regular workman, they’ll be worried about the capability of the relief worker not to mention the additional cost to the holiday of paying the relief worker. There’s also the [...]