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    Better AG Practices = More Pheasants and More Profit

    This is not rocket science and really is not a new concept. It seems in most cases the main ingredient that's missing is related to the attitude of AG operation owners / managers and government funding incentives...
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    Better Ag Practices = More Pheasants and More Profit

    This is not rocket science and really is not a new concept. It seems in most cases the main ingredient that's missing is related to the attitude of AG operation owners / managers and government funding incentives...
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    Favorite Weather Web Site -

    I wanted to share this weather web site with my fellow hunters. It has a lot of viewing options which include snow depth, wind speed, gusts, precipitation type, radar, etc.. You can also scroll forward about for an approximate 9 day forecast. Happy hunting...
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    New Grazing Concept Benefits the Bird and the Herd

    Sure would like to see this in northeast Ohio. A good area to start would be Columbiana County and others along the Ohio river as the DOW released Kansas quail some years ago to try and get a wild population started. New Grazing Concept Benefits the Bird and the Herd...
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    How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms

    Well worth the read. "How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms" (and degraded natural resources) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/09/american-food-giants-swallow-the-family-farms-iowa?CMP=share_btn_fb&fbclid=IwAR1XOWWPlTRlORHRYbBnUnBG1dvY_UuMm0Sz3Cz-qdy-kMVlONoULvj9RqY
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    Ohio's Upland Bird Populations On Decline

    http://www.sanduskyregister.com/sto...kc_P9lnx2b1wvLyTazwl3XetjisokMHZs1U-wGv7Bk388 This is not new news. At least they are reporting more honest numbers now. It wasn't that long ago that Ohio DOW was reporting 200,000 wild pheasants in Ohio which was total bull. For more than 30 years...
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    Pheasant in Ottumwa region?

    Hi, I've never hunted west of Ohio and I have a young 2 1/2 year old lab and am thinking about making a long weekend trip to hunt late season pheasant and quail in Iowa. Is the area around Ottumwa likely to be a good area to try? Any input is very much appreciated. Thanks
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    Petition opposes PA. pheasant program changes

    Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to make cuts to it's excellent pheasant stocking program. They are closing 2 of the four pheasant game farms that they previously operated and are planning to outsource some of their pheasant propagation to private farms. Below is a Petition to oppose certain...
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    Petitions Regarding PGC Pheasant Farm Closures

    Those concerned with maintaining a quality pheasant release program in Pa. would likely be interested this; See;Petition For the Pennsylvania Game Commission to Continue the Operation of Two Pheasant Farms The Bird Hunting Society Petition
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    Lab vs Golden, upland, ducks , grouse and best friend?

    I am looking for input from hunters with experience where they would be able to give input comparing the breeds Lab vs Golden retriever for upland, ducks , grouse and best friend? (would include watch dog to a lesser degree but is also a plus) Thanks for your input.
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    Ohio Division Of Wildlife Pheasant Hunt Survey

    Who all filled out pheasant hunting survey reports for days hunting pheasants in Ohio and what were your results and / or recommendations if any? I filled out 3 reports for 3 days of hunting stocked birds on public land in NE Oh.. 3 days hunting , about 2.5 hrs. each time out - 1 bird flushed...
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    Wall Street Investors Take Aim at Farmland

    Not a good thing for the long term big picture in my opinion. See; http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2014/03/land-grabs-not-just-africa-anymore
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    Changing fixed chokes on a 16 ga.

    Can anyone recommend a gunsmith who can alter the choke constriction on an older model german made 16 gauge? (Bergsmuller & Sohne) and an idea of what it might cost? I think the constriction of the gun is mod & full and I'd prefer imp cyl in the first barrel and maybe mod. in the second. *
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    What Happened To Our Quail? Observations of an Old Quail Hunter.

    "What Happened To Our Quail? Observations of an Old Quail Hunter." http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/out-there/2013/11/what-happened-our-quail-observations-old-quail-hunter#comment-1001475721 Pheasants too...I think he's right.
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    Input on reliable, double trigger, auto safety

    I'm looking for input on finding a dependable 12 gauge double with double triggers that has a safety that automatically goes on when the gun is cocked, is relatively light weight, and can accept or be made to accept various chokes. I do have a preference for sxs but would find an over under to...
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    Spread the News, the Obi Wan Kanobi of soil and healthy farming comes from Ohio.

    Let's all hope that "the force" prevails. http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/09/cover-crops-no-till-david-brandt-farms
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    Protect nature for world economic security, warns UN biodiversity chief

    200 Species Extinct Every Day, Unlike Anything Since Dinosaurs Disappeared 65 Million Years Ago I wonder what percentage of the world population pays attention to news of species extinction rates like this. I think that in general humans are inclined toward tunneled vision and catastrophe...
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    The Real Reason Kansas Is Running Out of Water

    In general, mostly because of the increase in acreages of corn production, which sucks up allot of water, and feedlot cattle production. Some interesting data and maps in this article. Hopefully a majority of Americans will increasingly get smarter...
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    Increasing Popularity Of Sustainable AG Methods

    I wonder if widespread use of these techniques could be managed to bring back a golden age of upland hunting nationwide ? I'm surprised not to see more mention of these methods from wildlife conservation groups. Watch video; Under Cover Farmers *
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    Pesticide in Bee Die-Offs Could Also Kill Birds

    Interesting article on the topic of the pervasiveness of modern day pesticide use into varied ecosystems. IMO this is pretty much common sense. It often seems that denial is greed's greatest handyman. Pesticide Suspected in Bee Die-Offs Could Also Kill Birds...
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