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Generator Safety 101

The peace of mind a standby electric generator brings to your home, farm or business is big. It’s nice to have a backup plan to keep things running through unpredictable weather and occasional outages. But with big peace of mind comes big responsibility.

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Spring Efficiency on the Farm

Spring is the perfect time to reset the clock on your farm’s energy use! As the weather warms up, take a moment for these easy maintenance checks and changes.

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Brunch Sausage Egg Breakfast Pizza

Country Cookin' is a compilation of recipes from our member cooperatives. East River has been compiling recipes for 34 years! If you would like to submit a recipe for the 2019 cookbook you can email kstone@eastriver.coop or send a fax…

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Spring Salad

Country Cookin' is a compilation of recipes from our member cooperatives. East River has been compiling recipes for 34 years! If you would like to submit a recipe for the 2019 cookbook you can email kstone@eastriver.coop or send a fax…

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Three Money-Saving Winter Tips for Swine Operations

Here are three money-saving tips to help keep your livestock warm and your energy use down this winter—and none of them involve putting pigs in a blanket. 1. Seal the ExteriorAccording the Prairie Swine Centre, at least 30% of all…

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5 Ways to Save this Holiday Season

Follow these 5 easy tips to save money and conserve energy this holiday season! Replace incandescent lights with LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs for your indoor and outdoor holiday decorations. LEDs use up to 90% less energy!Use timer controls for holiday…

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Energy Efficient Gift Guide

Are looking for a last-minute gift? Check out this list of energy efficient gifts that will continue to “give” throughout the year in the form of energy savings!Appliances: When purchasing a new appliance, look for an Energy Star certified appliance…

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Thanksgiving Energy Efficiency

Looking to save energy in the kitchen this weekend? Follow these simple tips!Turn the oven or stove burners off a few minutes before your food is ready —they will remain hot enough to finish cooking the food.Don’t preheat the oven…

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Corn Salad

Country Cookin' is a compilation of recipes from our member cooperatives. East River has been compiling recipes for 33 years! If you would like to submit a recipe for the 2018 cookbook you can email kstone@eastriver.coop or send a fax…

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Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Country Cookin' is a compilation of recipes from our member cooperatives. East River has been compiling recipes for 33 years! If you would like to submit a recipe for the 2018 cookbook you can email kstone@eastriver.coop or send a fax…