Management Matters: Build and Retain Your Best Team

( National Pork Board and the Pork Checkoff )

Make your farm an irresistible place to work by hiring and keeping the right people for your team. The right people, motivated and encouraged in the right way leads to higher performance and profitability. This compilation of tips will get you started on the path to success.

4 Ways to Achieve Top Performance on Your Farm

Valerie Duttlinger of Summit SmartFarms said 80% of what happens is the same on every pig farm – it’s the 20% that is done differently that sets the best apart. Here are four ways these farms elevate performance.

6 Tips to Keep Good Employees and Reduce Turnover

Employee retention and profitability are inseparably linked. Follow this advice to motivate and retain valuable employees.

Don't Complicate the Labor Crisis: Take Care of People

Make your barn an irresistible place to work.

Job Satisfaction Drives Worker Performance on Swine Farms

New labor force assessment tool links employee satisfaction and barn culture to enhanced pigs weaned per mated female per year output.

Stop Treating Employees Like Commodities

Build a team who wants to stay with your business for the long haul.