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Bears doing the wild thing in OH-IO

The first photographic evidence of a black bear sow with cubs in Ohio was recorded in Ashtabula County last month, cell phone footage featuring a mother black bear crossing a roadway with at least two cubs taken by Colleen Porfillio and her daughter Jenna as they were driving down a rural road. “This is the [...]

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Consistency important in marketing

The corn board had been range bound between $3.25 and $3.43.  It is unlikely to rally past $3.40 through harvest. On the flip side, the market closed below $3.24 on Friday, which was the 2010 low. Breaching this technical resistant point means that hitting $3 becomes a possibility. Beans still seem overpriced. The $9 range [...]

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Shell shock and denial with bearish USDA numbers

USDA did it again. The last three USDA reports have been bearish. This report was bearish as well. With the June 30 report, they put U.S. soybean acres at 84.8 million acres. This was above the high end of trader estimates. November CBOT soybeans on the June 30 report day closed down 71 cents. Just [...]

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Black bear causes a stir downtown

A young black bear recently caused a stir when it took a stroll near downtown Youngstown on Mother’s Day. Area residents were encouraged to stay indoors while Ohio Department of Natural Resources rangers worked to get the bear back into the woods. Wildlife officers estimated that the bear weighed between 115 and 145 pounds — [...]

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Be wary of bears in Ohio

With the summer holiday later this week and countless recreation opportunities around Ohio in the summer months, those who enjoy the outdoors need to be aware of the state’s expanding bear population. Here are some tips from Suzie Prange, Ohio Wildlife Research Biologist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. OCJ: Approximately how many [...]

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Ohio bear numbers on the rise

I spent a college summer working at Glacier National Park, where the previous season there were several incidents involving grizzly bears, and two people were killed. Being from the flatlands of Ohio and my first-ever time in the Rocky Mountains, my goal that summer was to see a grizzly live and on the hoof. Joined [...]

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