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  1. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/winter-weather-preparedness-farm

    weather is favorable to winterize equipment and buildings.  This is also a good time for routine ... long-term forecast is as important in the winter as it is in the Spring when trying to get crops in the ...

  2. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator; with information from Pierce Paul, OSU Extension, Corn & Wheat Disease Specialist and Dee Jepsen, OSU Extension, Associate Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader. Currently there is ...

  3. Dormant Fruit Tree Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dormant-fruit-tree-management

    important part of winter management and likewise, as you prune, it is important to burn or dispose of the ... pruned branches. During winter pruning, you can target diseased branches and help reduce the impact of ...

  4. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County As temperatures get cold livestock owners search for ways to keep their livestock warm. Often livestock owners are in a hurry and think hanging a heat lamp will be temporary. In a hurry they quickly hang the ...

  5. Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dos-and-donts-getting-your-yard-and-garden-ready-winter

    for the first time, being prepared for winter will prove to be worthwhile come spring. One of the ... used without issue for many years. Hoses that are exposed to the harsh winter weather, especially with ... to dig up corms, bulbs, or tubers that need to be brought inside for the winter. Typically, these are ...

  6. Grazing Snow

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grazing-snow

    There are many livestock producers who utilize stockpiling and winter grazing in our area. When ... grazing in the winter months, snow can occasionally be used to meet some or all of our animals’ water ... winter watering workload, but “grazing” snow is like grazing forages- the best results happen under ...

  7. Winter Blues

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-blues

    presented at the annual banquet.   Winter Blues Each year, starting on June 21, the hours of daylight begin ... 2020, the winter blues can seem overwhelming. Between a very divisive pre and post-election, civil ...

  8. The Opportunity of the New Year

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/opportunity-new-year

    beauty of winter in nature *Each family member gets to choose a movie for the family to enjoy during time ...

  9. Field Management Post Harvest… What Now?

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/field-management-post-harvest%E2%80%A6-what-now

    As crops are being harvested and fields are being prepped for the winter, there are several field ... late in the year is very risky. Cover crops need to be well established to survive winter and give you ... of slugs that can decimate young seedlings. Residue can help to over winter problematic insects, act ...

  10. Storage of Fall Fruit and Vegetable Crops After Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/storage-fall-fruit-and-vegetable-crops-after-harvest

    storing some crops to sell throughout the winter and early spring. Some commonly stored vegetables include ... winter months when other crops are unable to be locally grown and sold. These storage practices may be ... pointers before putting away crops over winter include finding varieties that are better suited for winter ...

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