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How credit and debit cards flag fraud before it happens

How credit and debit cards flag fraud before it happens

08/05/2019

Imagine a thief gets your credit or debit card and decides to go on a shopping spree. The thief tries to buy a flat-screen TV, a new computer and a diamond ring. You have no idea this is happening.

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Minnwest Employees Committed to Understanding Farmers

Minnwest Employees Committed to Understanding Farmers

08/07/2019

The 2019 I met a Farmer Tour, an agricultural education event, wrapped up its 4th annual event recently with an ever-growing attendance, and diverse audience. The event is organized and facilitated by the Redwood County Farm Bureau, to provide insight into today's farming practices, including operational management, farming and technology, and sustainability practices used in modern-day agriculture.

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MN Millennial Farmer: Tillage Practices and Soil Health

MN Millennial Farmer: Tillage Practices and Soil Health

08/06/2019

Recently I took a road trip to southeastern Iowa to visit Mitchell Hora, my co-host for a new podcast that I am very fortunate to be part of, Minnesota Public Radio's Field Work Podcast. The primary focus of the Field Work podcast is to create a public venue in which we can discuss the various successes and challenges of diverse farming practices, and share that information with a larger online farming audience.

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Women in Agriculture: Dana Engstrom discovers the thrill of the harvest

Women in Agriculture: Dana Engstrom discovers the thrill of the harvest

08/08/2019

At the time, Dana Elliot was just another teenager growing up on a family farm. She didn't have a plan or any big dreams. Taking over the family farm, located near Sacred Heart, Minnesota, just wasn't on her mind.

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Cover Crops: Why this late season option after taking prevented plant deserves a look

Cover Crops: Why this late season option after taking prevented plant deserves a look

07/26/2019

It's been a wet one in Minnesota in the spring of 2019. We hit a milestone of having the third-wettest year-to-date precipitation here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. And you may be one of many farmers this spring who had to file a prevented planting claim on at least a portion of your acreage.

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