Wasting disease causing problems in Ohio, Pa. deer

Chronic wasting disease affects hoofed ruminant animals such as whitetail and mule deer, moose and elk. Its mention triggers serious concerns for wildlife professionals, owners of captive cervids and outdoor enthusiasts. Chronic...

Manure regulations affect livestock production

We are all concerned about the algae blooms in Lake Erie and with water quality. Farmers supported the passage of Senate Bill 150 to show that they take nutrient management seriously and will do their part to keep nutrients out of Lake...

What countries send most students to UF?

Q: What foreign countries have students at the University of Findlay? What’s their graduation rate? — Name withheld, Findlay. A: UF has 535 students from 41 other countries, about 13.5 percent of the fall student body. The...

Fall means it’s time for pumpkin picking and carving

All of us enjoy going to the pumpkin patch for the perfect carving pumpkin. I was hooked after my grandfather took me to his pumpkin patch in the “back 40.” The trip would start with a walk to the barn, where we would get...

Were we told Ebola wouldn’t get here?

Q: As Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said recently: Weren’t we told Ebola would never reach the United States? A: No. Ebola fears here rose as early as April 2 with a false report of a case in Canada. Stephan Monroe, spokesman for...

Smokey Bear began as singed black bear cub

Capitan, New Mexico, is at the heart of a special story that began in 1950 and resonates yet today. On May 4, a fire, believed to have been caused by a discarded cigarette, started the Los Tablos blaze in the Lincoln National Forest....

‘Pigweed on steroids’ reaches area

Be on the lookout for a new troublesome weed, Palmer amaranth. Amaranthus palmeri is a member of the pigweed family, but it is much more difficult to control than our redroot pigweed. Palmer amaranth adapts quickly to new environments...

Who is housed at Oakwoods prison?

Q: Does the Oakwood Correctional Facility in Lima still house inmates with serious mental health issues, or has it been converted into a general prison? Once, only the insane went to Oakwood. — Edwin Burkett, Findlay. A:...
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