depscribe's photos with the Athens County, Ohio

The job requires courage and concentration

The job requires courage and concentration
It's dangerous, for anyone on the ground but especially for those flying the whirlybird.
Added on August 13, 2018

It's a tree-trimmer

It's a tree-trimmer
Aerial Solutions, Inc., was hired by American Electric Power to bring in its helicopters with saws dangling below to trim tree branches that are near the company's power lines. It's an area beset with blackouts due to trees and limbs falling on the lines.…
Added on August 13, 2018

How about now?

How about now?
Added on August 13, 2018

Can you guess what this is?

Can you guess what this is?
Added on August 13, 2018

Fresh corn-on-the-cob sure is tasty

Fresh corn-on-the-cob sure is tasty
They say the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and the young travelers learned that this is even more true of fresh, locally grown, early-harvest corn on the cob.
Added on August  8, 2018

Farming is satisfying but not easy

Farming is satisfying but not easy
Rob Phillips of RL Valley Ranch talked about environmental effects -- and environmental regulation effects -- on local farmers.
Added on August  8, 2018

Things they might not have considered

Things they might not have considered
The students listened intently as the farmers told them of the challenges and triumphs of modern agriculture.
Added on August  8, 2018

How to be a smart shopper?

How to be a smart shopper?
A student from Dallas mentioned that there's a lot of cattle farming in her part of the country, but she didn't know how to make sure she was getting locally grown beef.
Added on August  8, 2018

The students

The students
Typical of the touring students are Kyla Allen of Glen Mills and Hannah Drexler from Lewisburg, both in Pennsylvania. They're 16 and will be juniors this fall in their respective high schools. Glen Mills is near Philadelphia, whihc Lewisburg is north of L…
Added on August  8, 2018

These were a little older

These were a little older
This was an unsafe situation -- for me. Sows don't welcome intruders in their pens, near their newborn pigs.
Added on August  8, 2018