A farmer harvests soybeans in an area field near a woods. Woodlands are more scarce locally than in other areas of Ohio mainly because the acres are needed to fill a shortage of available farmland, experts say.
GRAND LAKE AREA - More than two-thirds of forests dotting the local countryside have vanished in the last 70 years.
Cornstalks, soybean plants and grazing pastures now exist on thousands of farmland acres that once were home to towering maples, oaks and other trees. [More