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Monday, August 19, 2019

Clubs fight to preserve nature

By JIM ABRAMS The gathering of gatherers is a tradition that's been around since the first hunters set out on their search for...

Corn needs a good rain shower

By Ed Lentz One of the corn production scenarios that agronomists least like is a wet spring followed by a hotter and drier-than-normal July and...

Nightfall’s natural mysteries are the best nature has to offer

By JIM ABRAMS As a teen growing up in rural Ohio, I spent a lot of my time practicing the fine art of...

Cropland values, cash rents both declining in area counties

By Ed Lentz Each year, the Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics completes a survey to estimate current and future trends...

Smokey failed forest fire efforts

By JIM ABRAMS Wildfires can be started by a variety of sources, including human carelessness, accident or arson, but Mother Nature occasionally sets...

Keep viburnum leaf beetle in check

By ED LENTZ It has been four years since the first viburnum leaf beetle was found in Hancock County. This invasive insect has the ability...

Enrich careers in the ODNR

By JIM ABRAMS I was reading an interview that'd been conducted by a local news source with a wildlife officer from another state....

2 pigweed species are a concern

By Ed Lentz Weeds are a major problem in fields this year. The wet spring prevented planting of crops, but did not slow down the germination...

Field Notes appreciates some readers’ astute input

By JIM ABRAMS There are times that Field Notes' readers contact me with questions, comments or just to say they enjoy reading the...

Extreme heat can be dangerous

By Ed Lentz Farm and city dwellers both enjoy working and being outdoors. However as we move into the middle of summer we need to...
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