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3 emerging smart home trends of 2019

3 emerging smart home trends of 2019

08/30/2019

If you're building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course, state of the art with the latest technology advancements. Smart home features are on top of the wish list for homeowners, with 81 percent of homebuyers stating they would favor purchasing a home with smart accessories already installed.

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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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