Spring

Woman texting on her cell phone

7 ways to reduce screen time

Adults spend several hours a day online looking at screens whether it is for work or for fun. Too much screen time has negative effects , including...

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...

Man and woman gardening together

Avoid sprains, pains, and strains in the garden

Gardening isn't necessarily a "gentle" hobby. You can burn more than 500 calories an hour doing yard work like digging dirt and moving rocks. Even...

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...

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...

Worker putting packages in his van

Lone worker safety tips

Home healthcare workers, janitors, maintenance and repair staff, delivery personnel, late-night gas station attendants, and security workers have...