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  1. Armageddon or Not, Now's an Opportune Time to Prepare for Emergency

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/armageddon-or-not-nows-opportune-time-prepare-emergency

    December 13, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- If doomsday-- or, alternatively, winter-- is approaching, ... the expiration of an ancient Mayan calendar or merely designates the 2012 winter solstice, it's ... University Extension. "A wide variety of winter weather conditions can easily create an emergency ...

  2. OSU Scientists Researching Hardiness of Blackberries to Boost Production in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-scientists-researching-hardiness-blackberries-boost-production-ohio

    blackberries in Ohio is that the fruit lacks a large degree of winter hardiness, said Gary Gao, an OSU ... the region experiences a mild winter, such as this winter, the plants will come through winter fine ... and produce a good crop,” he said. “But if the winter is too cold, as are many Ohio winters, the harsh ...

  3. OSU Expert: Warm Winter Brings Severe Threat of Corn Flea Beetle and Increased Potential for Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-brings-severe-threat-corn-flea-beetle-and-increased-potential

    fields this spring for corn flea beetle as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year is ... the winter.” And the risk of the pest is severe this season thanks to the warm winter temperatures ... this year, he said. This winter is the warmest experienced nationwide since 2000 and the fourth-warmest ...

  4. See Winter's, Tornado's Effects on Arboretum Feb. 28

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/see-winters-tornados-effects-arboretum-feb-28

    University’s Secrest Arboretum will hold a free public Winter Walk Feb. 28, and the focus will be both on ... winter has been like and also related to the tornado,” said Arboretum Program Coordinator Ken Cochran. ... He’ll lead the outing. “We’ll look at the winter structure of trees, fruits that stay through winter and ...

  5. Optimal Window for Planting Wheat Tightening

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/optimal-window-planting-wheat-tightening

    harvest, the optimal window for planting winter wheat in the Eastern Corn Belt is rapidly closing according ... week and a half are especially critical for planting winter wheat in the optimal window. The concept is ... winter, but late enough to minimize problems with insect and diseases The Hessian Fly-free date in Ohio ...

  6. OSU Expert: Warm Winter May Bring Early Insects, But Effect on Field Crops Depends More on Weather and Growers’ Planting Dates

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-may-bring-early-insects-effect-field-crops-depends-more-weather

    March 16, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio – While the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year ... the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.   The reason?  This winter is the warmest ... winter experienced nationwide since 2000 and the fourth-warmest winter on record, according to the ...

  7. Poor Forage Quality Requires Solid Nutrition Management This Winter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/poor-forage-quality-requires-solid-nutrition-management-winter

    livestock nutrition needs this fall and winter. “We have pretty good forage quantity, but what is going to ... to depend on that hay in the late winter and early next spring.” Another recommendation producers ... then we can start grazing a little more heavily over the winter and not be concerned with leaf residual ...

  8. Near-record Warm Winter Increases Insect and Pest Threat for Crop Growers This Spring

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/near-record-warm-winter-increases-insect-and-pest-threat-crop-growers-spring

    near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year is expected to cause a significant increase in the ... and cereal leaf beetles, he said. Winter 2012 is the warmest winter experienced nationwide since 2000 ...   and the   fourth-warmest winter on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

  9. Slug Feeding Injury Rampant for Crop Growers as Near-record Warm Winter Causes the Pests to Attack Weeks Earlier than Normal

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slug-feeding-injury-rampant-crop-growers-near-record-warm-winter-causes-pests-attack-0

    spring for slugs as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year has caused these plant ... warmer winter and March,” he said. “The warmer weather and soil temperatures have caused slugs to hatch ... earlier and are resulting in slugs beginning their heavier feeding earlier.”  Winter 2012 was the warmest ...

  10. Slug Feeding Injury Rampant for Crop Growers as Near-record Warm Winter Causes the Pests to Attack Weeks Earlier than Normal

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slug-feeding-injury-rampant-crop-growers-near-record-warm-winter-causes-pests-attack

    spring for slugs as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year has caused these plant ... the warmer winter and March,” he said. “The warmer weather and soil temperatures have caused slugs to ... hatch earlier and are resulting in slugs beginning their heavier feeding earlier.”     Winter 2012 was ...

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