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  1. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    rate, planting and killing date. Winter grass cover crops (cereal rye, annual ryegrass) accumulate N in ... the fall and winter due to fast root growth. After the boot stage, there is not much additional ... regions. Winter cover crops moderate temperatures in the winter. Standing crops have higher soil ...

  2. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    Groups Traits Compact Compact, dark, long winter dormancy, good stress resistance Midnight Compact, dark, ... long winter dormancy, good stress resistance (except stem rust) America Fine leaf, high density, ... moderate winter dormancy and stress resistance Mid-Atlantic Medium-high density, deep roots and rhizomes, ...

  3. Growing Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1423

    tend to be more winter-hardy. It is important to select grape cultivars with excellent taste and good ... they are not winter-hardy in Ohio, unless home grape growers are willing to provide winter protection. ... Table 1: American Cultivars Suggested for Ohio Cultivar Color Winter Hardiness Ripening Season Remarks ...

  4. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    sometimes confused with those suffering from winter injury. Figure 1. Apple root infected with Phytophthora ... and collapse such as “wet feet” (drowning) or winter injury. Roots on trees killed by excessive water ... Discoloration from winter injury is usually confined to the above-ground part of the trunk, particularly on the ...

  5. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    all types of soils. By having the soil held in place by cover crops during the fall, winter, and early ... nutrients. 4. Suppress weeds —A dense stand of winter rye or other cover crop can suppress weeds by soil ... hairy vetch and winter peas can be planted through the normal hopper of a drill. Clovers may require ...

  6. Raspberries for the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1421

    interest to the winter landscape. Figure 1. Fresh red raspberries. Photo by Ken Chamberlain. Figure 2.  ... fruit. Plants are productive and very winter hardy. Prelude is also fall-bearing but produces most of its ... Early Deep-red, medium-sized fruit with good flavor and production. Very winter hardy. Killarney Early ...

  7. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    Resources, Franklin County  Raising chickens during the winter has challenges: decreased egg production, ... safe during the winter. Winterizing your chicken coop and daily monitoring of your chickens will help ... chickens that winter better than others. These include Ameraucanas, Ancona, Black Australorps, Black Giant, ...

  8. Pruning Erect Blackberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1431

    winter injuries. It is a good idea to wait until the full scope of winter injuries can be assessed. ... shoots back to 18 inches in the spring of the following year to avoid winter injury. Do not prune ...

  9. Cane Blight of Raspberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-10

    pycnidia. This ooze gives the bark a dark-gray, smudgy appearance. During winter, infected canes commonly ... survives over winter on infected or dead canes. The following spring, spores are released and carried by ...

  10. Barley Yellow Dwarf of Wheat, Oats, and Barley

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-01

    winter killing even if they are symptomless. Older plants may develop symptoms only on the leaves ... winter cereals. During the growing season each adult aphid may produce from 10 to 20 young each day. ... for each area. Consult with your seed dealer for varieties with resistance to BYD. Plant winter wheat ...

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