Monday, September 26, 2016

Rabbits, groundhogs and insects can relentlessly nibble at fresh leaves off of tomato plants and sunflower sprouts. Here are some tactics to keep your garden pest-free.

Manure has two shades of green, so to speak.
Coffee mug

If you think you’re seeing more kids chugging energy drinks and sipping Starbucks than ever before, you’re probably right.
Immigrants working in field

Farmers hope to keep immigration reform alive, want action this year.
Fireflies lighting up yard

Fireflies, or lightning bugs, are neither flies, nor bugs. They are beetles capable of bioluminescence.

Overall bloom will be smaller than in 2013 with varying impacts across lake’s western basin

Reporter Chris Kick recently attended a chain saw safety workshop with the Ohio Forestry Association. This is his account of the experience.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported 25 new permits were issued for drilling in Monroe County during June.

Auction results from the 2014 Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, Ohio.
Poison sumac leaves

You know the old adage “Leaves of three, let it be.” It’s referring to poison ivy and oak, and it’s true. With summer comes...
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