The value of a valentine: Insuring your jewelry

With Valentine's Day around the corner, many people are searching for the perfect gift, from flowers and chocolates to diamond earrings and gold necklaces. If you decide on jewelry for your valentine, it's important to search for the perfect insurance coverage too. 

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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 trackers and weather alerts, farmers are increasingly leveraging the power of technology

For farmers who work long hours, smartphones are a valuable link between home and work but with that convenience, comes added danger.  

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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 creativity. But for those attending a Super Bowl party, it's a chance to tackle some indulgent treats. 

Snacking is inherently part of any viewing party, but the variety of dishes and the longevity of the game can put your guests at risk of food-borne illness. 

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7 bathroom safety tips for seniors

Bathroom safety is critical for aging seniors. According to the CDC, over 800,000 patients a year are hospitalized because of a fall injury. Many of which can be largely attributed to bathroom accidents. If one is not careful, bathrooms can pose serious, and sometimes fatal, risks. 

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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 management. When manure isn't effectively absorbed into the soil, it can run off into surface water, ditches, and streams.

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