Unique skill of catching moles

Short, Wendy
June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/23/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 25, p79
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the skill of semi-retired farmer Trevor Dixon of catching moles. His mole-catching skill was learned by Dixon from his father when he was still young. According to Dixon, human scent must be removed before touching mole traps. Dixon is not in favor of sonic devices as control method.


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