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Your tree might be a convenient snack
I get a kick out of watching the squirrels scamper around the back yard. Squirrels can cause tree damage by gnawing, but ours are so busy raiding the bird feeders I haven't noticed anything out...
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Five questions non-operator landowners should ask their farmers about soil health.
Five questions non-operator landowners should ask their farmers about soil health.
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How to keep rabbits out of your garden.
Having trouble with little visitors in your garden? Try these helpful tips to safely keep them from coming back.
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Prevent a tree stand accident this hunting season with these safety tips.
Prevent a tree stand accident this hunting season with these safety tips.
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Have a country-themed holiday with these gifts, ornaments and baking creations.
Have a country-themed holiday with these gifts, ornaments and baking creations.
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Honey has lots of health benefits.
Here’s why you need more honey in your life.
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released results from Iowa's annual roadside survey revealing a 151 percent increase in the statewide pheasant index; the highest it's...
Pheasants Forever, the national conservation organization with 100 Pheasants Forever chapters and 19,000 members in Iowa, calls the state’s highest pheasant mark in six years more reason to...
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Make your property more wildlife-friendly by implementing these 10 ideas.
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Understanding these critters helps you control them
Years ago my husband’s boss found quite a surprise in her bathroom. She discovered an opossum hanging by its tail from the towel rack!  After getting over the initial shock, she called an...
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Where's Elmer Fudd when you need him?
I love rabbits and enjoy watching them. But that affection comes to a halt if I see them ravaging my plants. In the winter, they clip off branches at 45-degree angles -- and the bark of my young...

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