Fall

Moist hay poses a severe fire risk

When hay is baled and stored at high moisture levels, it can spontaneously combust, often resulting in a total loss of the crop and barn. These hay...

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4 tips for creating a productive back-to-school routine

The start to this school year may be different than any other. People, especially children, thrive on routine. Whether your children are returning ...

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4 steps to create a business continuity plan for your farm

While no one wants to think about a disaster happening, it is important to have a plan in place before disaster strikes. Depending on the type of...

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Now hear this: Cellphones and farm safety

Smartphones are becoming an indispensable part of farming operations. From special apps that control the GPS in your irrigation system to time...

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A Super Bowl state of mind can keep your party sanitary

For sports fans, it's the definition of "the big game." For casual viewers, it's a chance to see which ads are setting the standard for comedy and...

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Farming tips for avoiding manure runoff

Many livestock owners need to spread manure, even during the winter months. But winter snowfall and spring thaws can create challenges for manure...

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