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Down on the Farm: Spring things

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Phenology. It is the current big word. I heard it for the first time and learned what it meant this spring, and have noticed the word used several times since.

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Don't confuse phenology with phrenology, the 19th century science of foretelling a person's future by feeling the bumps on their skull.

Phenology is something different. It is scientific, but straightforward. To put it simply, phenology is the year-to-year observation and study of when spring happens.

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