Arctic air prompted Toledo Zoo to bring all animals indoors

Chris Oaks spoke with Toledo Zoo spokesperson Andi Norman. Q: There’s an old saying that “the weather’s not fit for man nor beast,” and we certainly experienced that this week. I would imagine, though, the...

OSU Extension offering 3 webinars

By ED LENTZ Most of the agricultural industry in our area is based on corn, soybeans, and wheat. Grain production during the winter months involves buying decisions and participation in educational and informational programs. Farmers...

Just Ask: Why no parking bans for snowfalls?

Q: Prior Findlay administrations would announce snow emergencies, prohibiting parking on streets during significant snowfalls. It allows for plows to do their jobs. Why doesn’t the city do this any more? — David Peters,...

Ice activities can be fun, but be aware of risks

Some like drilling holes in ice to tempt fish into frying pans, while others enjoy gliding on ice skates. My favorite icy pastime is trekking along the edges of a frozen lake or stream. It’s easy to move silently, wildlife is...

City’s industrial expansion, downtown changes hailed

Chris Oaks spoke with Tony Iriti, economic development director for the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance. Q: What would you single out as the biggest success story of 2013 from an economic development standpoint? A: I think some of the...

What are farmers’ top legal concerns?

Farmers and non-farm individuals have challenges they face each year. At the Farm Science Review last fall, the Ohio State University’s Agricultural & Resource Law booth took an informal survey on what farmers considered...

Santa’s reindeer: male or female?

Are Santa’s reindeer unafraid to ask for directions? “Santa’s reindeer are really females,” said Alice Blue-McLendon, a Texas A&M veterinary medicine professor specializing in deer. The presence of antlers...

Pesticide training ahead for farmers

Farming is a yearlong activity and even though we approach Christmas and the holiday season, certain activities still have to be done before taking time off. Farmers also have to deal with the Grinch. This year, the Grinch was the...
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