Fall

Hay bales in a large open field

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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4 tips for creating a productive back-to-school routine

The start to this school year may be different than any other. People, especially children, thrive on routine. Whether your children are returning ...

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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...

Farmer standing out in a field in front of a tractor on his phone

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...

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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...

tractor driving through a field releasing manure

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...