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The current on-farm labor struggles are putting more pressure on the need to retain employees. One proven way to improve retention is with an engaging and supporting workplace culture. Recently, Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production released a series of resources to help their customers improve workplace culture. This series is part of their continual efforts to support professionals across the food chain.

These resources featuring Dr. Monty Miller, owner of consulting firm International Performance Solutions, dive into the importance of workplace culture as a means of improving productivity while attracting and retaining employees.

“Focusing on our culture and taking a science-based approach to improve it has helped us make great strides in recruiting and employee retention,” says Dr. Scott Druker, General Manager of Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production. “Working with Monty was incredibly valuable to our team, and we wanted to extend that experience to our customers.”

Recently Dr. Miller and his customers shared their learnings and experiences on a special series on Food Chain Chats. In addition to Dr. Druker, the podcast also features owners of Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, a family-owned dairy farm in Wisconsin, and an article on The Dish authored by Dr. Miller. Each resource takes a deep dive into culture, and how measuring and managing culture effectively can help achieve business goals and improve the workplace.

“Every organization has its own culture whether you acknowledge it or not,” says Dr. Miller. “Culture gives us an understanding of what people want in the workplace, how to meet those expectations and how to help teams communicate more effectively. By understanding where your culture is now and where you want it to be, we can use proven strategies to get you where you want to go.”

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Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production is the only global food chain partner providing diverse technologies for animal production and food production systems. The company, with headquarters in Ewing, N.J., is committed to providing solutions to improve the safety and reliability of our world’s food supply. To learn more, visit