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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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 vital role in your mission, it's important that they represent your organization appropriately. 

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Workers face increased health risks as temperatures rise

When the sun is scorching on a hot day, many of us move inside to get out of the heat. But if your job requires you to work outside, you don't always have that option – leaving you at risk of heat exhaustion and, in more severe cases, heatstroke. 

It's important to understand the risk of these heat-related ailments, as well as how to stay cool throughout your workday. 

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Weather woes: Protect yourself before the storm hits

Many homeowners, especially new homeowners, don't give a lot of thought to their insurance coverage until the wind picks up. Spend a few minutes reviewing these common causes of damage and how you can protect your home from Mother Nature's worst. 

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7 days to digital detox

Did you know that the average American checks his or her phone 80 times a day? We're using them while we're shopping, eating, watching TV, and yes, driving. We're even using our phones while talking to family and friends. 

Put down the device and become more mindful of the people and experiences around you. Here's a one-week digital detox to help you dial back your phone attachment. 

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