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Thursday, September 19, 2019

When will corn crop be ‘safe’?

By Ed Lentz It has been a difficult crop-growing season for area farmers. Extended wet weather prevented planting of many fields. Corn that was planted...

Trapping invaluable to wildlife management

By JIM ABRAMS California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that bans all recreational trapping. The state already had some of the most...

Ragweed is bad news for those who suffer from hay fever

By ED LENTZ The public will soon be reminded that events affecting agriculture also may indirectly affect them. Farmers were unable to plant many fields this...

Hunting plays a vital role in the circle of life

By JIM ABRAMS While an occasional participant, I am not a fan of social media. It's not that there isn't a lot of...

Hover flies are just annoying; bite of horse fly is memorable

By Ed Lentz During the Hancock County Fair, I had many inquiries about the prevalence of sweat bees this year. However, in most situations, these...

A lifelong love of animals sparked by aardvarks

By JIM ABRAMS You never know what will trigger a kid into deciding the path to follow into the future. The beginning of...

3 big events: Hancock County Fair, barn tour, Farm Science Review

By ED LENTZ Prior to harvest, the agriculture community has many activities for the public to enjoy. One can choose traditional family fun...

Exploring the majesty of dove fields

By JIM ABRAMS Before Ohio had a dove season, I had the occasion to visit Mississippi, where these hunts have a long tradition....

Some weeds toxic to livestock

By Ed Lentz Farmers and individuals who have grazing animals on pasture have to take extra caution during extended dry periods. Common forage species often go...

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...
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