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7 ways to reduce screen time

Adults spend several hours a day online looking at screens whether it is for work or for fun. Too much screen time has negative effects , including...

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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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Don't let stinging insects prevent you from enjoying the rest of summer

Late summer is a time when a lot of us are outside, enjoying the last of the warm weather before fall moves in. Unfortunately, it's also when bees,...

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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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Avoid sprains, pains, and strains in the garden

Gardening isn't necessarily a "gentle" hobby. You can burn more than 500 calories an hour doing yard work like digging dirt and moving rocks. Even...

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How to train your nonprofit volunteers for success

As a nonprofit, volunteers are the face of your organization. You rely on them to support your work in the community. Because they play such a vita...

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