Pig Farming in the Modern Age: Finding Solutions to Labor Shortages

Pig farming is an essential industry that has faced many challenges in recent years, including a shortage of labor resources. To overcome this challenge, farmers can use modern technologies like Cloudfarms Pig Management to transform their farm into a contemporary workplace, attracting and retaining the right talent.

One of the major challenges facing pig farmers is a lack of labor resources. Therefore, farmers must focus on finding and retaining farm talent. A workplace should be an environment that inspires individuals to use their skills and abilities to improve the company and their own professional growth. A key element in attracting farm talent is to make the farm “a cool place to work”. Working on a farm is often unappealing to new employees because it seems outdated, but by using modern technologies, you can create a contemporary workplace feel. 


Cloudfarms Pig Management is a great example of a technology that transforms a farm from outdated paper and pen methods to innovative and leading-edge through the use of a mobile app. Revolutionizing the entire business process through technology increases efficiency for the company while keeping employees motivated to work in a “cool” environment.

blankSmart solutions can also improve communication between management and employees, reducing employee stress. By using new technologies, employees can clearly understand farm processes, ensuring daily tasks are completed correctly and reducing potential frustrations for both employees and their supervisors.

The second challenge is attracting the right talent. Farms don’t always have the option of hiring farm-skilled talent due to location limitations, as many farms are in less populated rural areas. Since we can’t change the location of the barns, it’s important to appeal to both well-educated or experienced candidates and those who are inexperienced or new to farming but motivated to learn.


To combat the uncertainty of employee skill level, companies should use smart technologies that are simple and straightforward. User-friendly and easy-to-learn innovative solutions will allow all employees to succeed and be as efficient as possible, helping to prevent employee turnover. That’s where Cloudfarms comes in. By revolutionizing the way farms operate through modern technologies, we make working on a farm a “cool” and attractive place to be. Our system is user-friendly, easy to learn, and helps improve communication between management and employees, reducing stress and increasing efficiency.

Case Study  

The feedback from one of our customers, Canmark Family Farming, is very positive regarding our Pig Management. We asked them to compare how much time they saved using Cloudfarms mobile app over their old system. They revealed that they save an estimated 4-8 hours per week per 1000 sows on data entry and data corrections. 

,,This time savings is invaluable as it allows more time for employees to spend taking care of the pigs rather than doing paperwork. And in our labor-limited industry, every minute counts.”

Curious to find out how Cloudfarms Pig Management can help your farm? Contact our team to learn more.

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