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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Resolve to stay fit and safe at the gym

The top New Year's resolution continues to be weight loss. It also is the most commonly broken resolution. Still, many people try to beat the odds by joining a gym or fitness center in early January. While some are daunted by a lack of motivation, others are hindered by injuries and other avoidable aches and pains. 

Follow these tips to make your fitness journey rewarding and safe so that your goals of weight loss and health are more attainable. 

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'I Resolve': A New Year's insurance checklist

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. 

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Safety tips for winter activities

A little cold and snow won’t keep many northerners inside. From hiking to snowshoeing, sledding, and snowmobiling, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to lure folks into the crisp, winter air.

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Tips to protect your car from road salt

Salt that is spread on winter roads does more than eat away at ice — it eats at your vehicle too. 

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