Maple trees, syrup big business in Ohio

Maple trees, syrup big business in Ohio

Growing up, I was blessed with a loving family that has always cherished time together. We spent lots of time with grandparents who loved the outdoors...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Brad Ross: Trees in your woods are crops, too

Brad Ross: Trees in your woods are crops, too

We all have preferences in life. I prefer working outdoors over sitting behind a desk. I prefer winter over summer, comedies over sci-fi, and dogs mor...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Brad Ross: Riparian buffers can protect our water

Brad Ross: Riparian buffers can protect our water

Most of us are plugged into the news in multiple ways through laptop computers, televisions, cellphones, Facebook, Twitter and non-electronic forms li...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Brad Ross: Is the water safe for swimming?

Brad Ross: Is the water safe for swimming?

We have an abundance of lakes in Delaware County to cool off and get refreshed. There’s Alum Creek Reservoir, Delaware Lake, Hoover Reservoir, O...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Cover crops are worth the time, effort

Cover crops are worth the time, effort

Cover crops have been an accepted conservation, as well as agronomic practice for hundreds of years. In recent years, there has been a groundswell of...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Soybean growing problems

Soybean growing problems

When growing soybeans, Anne Dorrance, OSU Extension specialist, lists some symptoms and conditions to look for:1. Early dying due to drought. Yep, dro...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Dangers of Big Philanthropy

When billionaires write charitable gifts off their taxes, the rest of us pick up the tab.When you hear about a billionaire “giving back” &...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


FDA Should Think Like a Surgeon

FDA Should Think Like a Surgeon

On a visit to her prenatal physician, Margaret Boeme and her husband received unwelcome news — their unborn baby had a spinal tumor. Several doc...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Economy, drug epidemic top state concerns

Economy, drug epidemic top state concerns

The deeply divisive presidential campaign has commanded our attention for nearly two years.I traveled extensively across our state during this time, t...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Racial Bias Puts Patients at Risk

Racial Bias Puts Patients at Risk

Do blacks have less sensitive nerve endings than whites?It’s an outrageously racist question. Yet in a recent survey, 14 percent of white second...

February 17th, 2017 |