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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Beef producers face forage shortage

By Ed Lentz Beef producers have faced an unusual situation this year in feeding their animals -- a shortage of forage. Cattle are ruminants, thus, their...

Letting it fly: Fishing and other state festivals

By JIM ABRAMS While returning home from a late spring trout fishing trip last year, I passed through the little town of Kingsley,...

Selecting a steak for the grill

By Ed Lentz Weather has been a major problem for all areas of agriculture. For the beef industry, it has been a shortage of forages caused...

Ohio’s new outdoor leaders make the grade

By JIM ABRAMS My work with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources spanned from 1973 through 2010 and three divisions. From that first...

It’s time to battle bagworms

By Ed Lentz The continuous rain this spring may cause us to forget that insects are still active. Often these insects may be controlled if insecticides...

Spring rainfall impacts local wildlife

By JIM ABRAMS While driving anywhere across Ohio, it's easy to see how the rain has affected the planting season. Most farmers have...

Poison hemlock thrives this year

By Ed Lentz Weather has prevented many crops from being planted, but it has not affected weed emergence and early growth. A weed that is thriving...

Competition reignites love for shooting sports and history

By JIM ABRAMS As an amateur student of history (something that would surely surprise a few of my old teachers), I've always liked...

June 20 field day to focus on latest water quality research

By Ed Lentz Ohio State University has agriculture research farms throughout Ohio. Farmers in northwestern Ohio are fortunate that one of these farms is located near...

Recognize efforts to restore wildlife habitat, population

By JIM ABRAMS Hunters checked a total of 19,088 wild turkeys during the 2019 spring hunting season. When compared to the 22,635 harvested in 2018,...
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