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Second Career Farmers Reveal Secrets

On average, people change careers three times in their lifetimes, and that’s not counting about ten different jobs across those careers. Whether through choice or circumstance, people are on the move to different employment opportunities, and it’s not surprising to find … Continue reading

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Keeping Safe with a ROPS

A ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) keeps you safe on your tractor. While it’s probably not first on your mind as you drive into your field, tractor rollovers are the leading cause of death and injury on a farm. However, having … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Farm’s Greatest Asset

You sharpen the blades on your hand tools. You change the oil in your tractor. You check your fencing and water systems regularly to ensure your livestock is safe and cared for while out in the pasture. This is all … Continue reading

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