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  1. Late-Planted Wheat May Struggle This Winter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/late-planted-wheat-may-struggle-winter

    than the recommended planting date, increasing the risk of winter kills, poor stand quality and minimal ... "The chance of winter kill is increased with late-planted wheat," said Paul. "In addition, ... tillers per foot of row." In order to survive winter dormancy and produce a healthy crop in the ...

  2. Hancock County Feeds the Hungry and Wins

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/news/hancock-county-feeds-hungry-and-wins

    potatoes, butternut squash, spaghetti squash, winter squash, Hubbard squash, zucchini, snap peas, snow peas, ...

  3. Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-risk-stewarts-wilt

    Ohio's mild winter, higher populations of flea beetles (the insect that transmits the bacterium) may have ... blight. "One of the things that impacts Stewart's wilt is the winter temperatures. The flea ... beetle survives the winter in the soil and if you get a harsh winter, populations go down. But if you ...

  4. Despite Planting Delays, Wheat Getting Good Marks

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/despite-planting-delays-wheat-getting-good-marks

    news for strong crop establishment before winter sets in. "You want the wheat well-established by ... we'd like to see wheat go into winter with three to four tillers per plant." The more tillers ... a wheat plant has, the higher its chances for surviving through winter. Because of the late planting of ...

  5. Sheep Research Center

    https://ansci.osu.edu/about-us/facilities/animal-units/sheep-research-center

    haylage, and stover. An additional building aids reproductive physiology research and winter lambing. This ...

  6. Ohio State Scientists Work to Bring Back the Bobwhite

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-scientists-work-bring-back-bobwhite

    quail, with an eye on improving its habitat, especially in winter. “Northern bobwhites are important game ... the birds spend winter, right down to favored plant types, and into their movements and breeding in ... unusually cold, snowy winters, which can kill up to 9 out of 10 of the birds. Bobwhites are year-round ...

  7. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer Me: Where to Sleep? (for the Week of Jan. 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-deer-me-where-sleep-week-jan-5-2009

    January 5, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Where do deer sleep during winter?   A. In two kinds of places. The ... choice depends on if it's daytime or nighttime. (I assume here a cold, snowy winter where the deer ... down how fast heat gets lost and help the deer save energy. A key for a deer to survive winter is to ...

  8. Southern Ohio Corn May be at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-may-be-risk-stewarts-wilt

    Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center specialists this winter, flea beetle ... beetle survival over the winter," said Ron Hammond, an OSU Extension entomologist. "For many ... years the winter temperatures have been used to predict the risk of Stewart's disease because ...

  9. 'More Beef for Less Money' Highlight of Field Day

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-beef-less-money-highlight-field-day

    July 16, 2002 COSHOCTON, Ohio — Beef cattle farmers know all too well that winter feeding takes ... Environmental Sciences. During the past three winters, Loerch tested three different feeding systems, comparing ... corn and stockpiled pasture,” Loerch said. “Cows on all three wintering systems gained about the ...

  10. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    should consider planting oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea as a cover crop, which ... includes oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea. He called oilseed radish a “wonder ... earthworms.” He said legumes such as cowpea and Austrian winter pea used as cover crops can provide 140 to 150 ...

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