I was outside in the grove just a bit ago today. Awhile back my idea was to mark all of the trees that I wanted to cut, whether they were dead or in tough shape. I did a bunch of that within a month ago, and have managed to a bunch of them dropped and skidded. Then I decided to skip marking the rest and just get them cut before too far into fall. From being out there, I noticed most of the ash leaves on the tops are turning and some are starting to fall. Just as I was cleaning up my boots from the thorns and stickers, a front must have came in from the southwest, as there were a lot of leaves blowing from that direction. I would think they would be from the walnut trees though, as that is what the majority of the trees are on that side of the yard. Are you all noticing that the leaves are turning earlier this year, or is it just my imagination? Shoot, were not even out in the fields yet. On a side note, I thought I may have discovered the emerald ash borer out there, but it wasn't exactly the color of pictures I have been seeing. The profile of the body was about right, but it had a white belly, and clear/thin black wings the length of the body on top of it.