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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Thanks, Mom, for sending me outside where I belong

By JIM ABRAMS There once was a time when kids didn't have smartphones, computers, satellite or cable. Sometimes mothers, busy cleaning house on...

Wet weather causes problems for wheat farmers

By Ed Lentz It has not been an easy year for many area wheat farmers. Farmers who planted their wheat after Oct. 20 were caught with...

Ohio program allows teens to influence ODNR direction

By JIM ABRAMS Mary Mertz, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, is proving to be an innovative leader for the organization....

Tips for planting spring forages

By ED LENTZ The abnormally wet April has made it difficult for farmers to start field activities. One of these activities is planting...

Reel in the hot new book for fish aficionados

By JIM ABRAMS Armed with books and binoculars, birders and ornithologists take to the countryside to identify any avian species they encounter. They...

Busy time coming on rural roads

By Ed Lentz Planting season is always crunch time for farmers. They know that research says that early-planted corn and soybeans have the best chance for...

Catching memories equally important as catching fish

By JIM ABRAMS It seems like yesterday I was sitting in the grass with the sun reddening my arms and neck, an old...

Easter lily a native of Japan

By Ed Lentz Easter will be this Sunday and Easter lilies will be abundant in stores, homes and churches in the area. How could anyone miss...

You otter know about bridge surveys

By JIM ABRAMS While in college studying wildlife management, it wasn't unusual for a division from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to...

Hancock soybeans break records

By Ed Lentz Finally, it is official. Hancock County soybean producers had an excellent year in 2018, breaking county records for yield, acres planted, and...
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