This isn’t another article trying to throw numbers or data at you to prove why improving company culture is the right thing to do. This is a testimonial about how culture had a real business impact during a time when our company was tested.

Editor’s note: Like Iowa County organic grain producer Paul Bickford (see related story), Shullsburg egg and poultry producer Dean Dickel has felt the impact of imported grain on his farming enterprise. Dickel recently wrote this letter to some of his customers.