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.Read More →
What is hemp? It's more than you think.
Throughout history, hemp has been regulated and production decreased. However, in 2018, the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 was passed as part of the U.S. Farm Bill. This bill removed the hemp plant, along with seeds and derivatives from the Controlled Substances Act.
Today, hemp production is picking back up in the U.S. It is being produced to be used in a variety of applications and products.Read More →
How to prevent grain bin suffocation
The tragedy repeatedly makes news headlines: People entrapped in grain storage bins with only seconds to react before they are engulfed and suffocated.Read More →
Tractor and farm equipment safety on the road
While country music star Kenny Chesney may think it’s fun to be “chuggin’ along” in his tractor—we don’t think it’s so fun being stuck behind it while on the road. Some people follow the tractor until it gets to its destination, while others step on the gas and take the risk of passing.Read More →
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.
Did you know that falls are a leading cause of injury and death in the U.S.?
More than 9 million people are seen by medical providers each year for slip and fall accidents and related injuries, and one-fifth of falls cause serious bodily harm like a broken bone or head injury. Sadly, most are preventable and could have been avoided with proper preparation and training.
During winter weather conditions, the stakes are even higher with wet floors and icy surfaces. Businesses can help prevent slip and falls on two fronts—for associates and customers.
Salt that is spread on winter roads does more than eat away at ice — it eats at your vehicle too.
Snow brings a fresh perspective by dropping a bright, white layer over a house, a neighborhood, a city. But it also brings the inevitable chore: shoveling.
It's that time of year again when many of us look at our lives with renewed energy and fresh eyes. As you make resolutions to improve your overall wellbeing this year, take some time to include an insurance review. It's a quick and important investment in your financial security.