farmers

New England squirrels frustrate farmers

September 26, 2018

New England’s red (Sciurus vulgaris) and gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) are eating up farmers’ crops since there’s not as much food and acorn crops as ...

Cover crops provide good bird habitat

November 13, 2017

It’s not only farmers who benefit from using cover crops. A new study finds birds might benefit as well. As a graduate student at the University of Illinois, ...