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  1. With Changing Climate, Farmers Should Prepare

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/changing-climate-farmers-should-prepare

    the Arctic, but the changes are relevant for Ohio farmers as well. Winters in Ohio are warming quicker ... said. “Our winters could very well be like those in coastal Virginia,” Wilson said. “Except we won’t ... hankering for milder winters may not be dismayed by the prediction of warmer winters to come. But any shift ...

  2. Beef and Forage Field Night

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/beef-and-forage-field-night

    over-used by cattle during the winter months. Pre-registration is required by August 20 and there is a $10 ...

  3. Ohio's Bats Do Scary-Good Work, Face a Real Horror Story

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohios-bats-do-scary-good-work-face-real-horror-story

    hibernating in caves and mines for the winter. Ohio’s first finding of the disease was in 2011, in hibernating ... start of their long winter’s nap, or both. “Depending on the species, Ohio’s bats either migrate to ... southern states, or migrate to caves and mines within the state, and spend the winter hibernating,” ...

  4. Commercial Grape & Wine Workshop~ Back to Basics

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/commercial-grape-wine-workshop-back-basics

    review the 2017 growing and harvest season, learn the “nuts and bolts” of grapevine winter protection ...

  5. Pumpkin Field Day Coming Aug. 17

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/pumpkin-field-day-coming-aug-17

    disease management, insect management, weed control, and new pumpkin and winter squash varieties. Current ... a variety trial with 11 winter squash varieties. There will be presentations on how to identify and control ...

  6. Ohio Climbing Up in Wine Production

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohio-climbing-wine-production

    every grape grower here knows, brutal winters can be an obstacle, such as the one in 2014. “That killed ... of grapes that can handle frigid temperatures and hardier winter varieties are being grown here for ... experimentation. A decade ago Regent grapes, a red grape grown in Germany where growers know tough winters, was ...

  7. Tick Season Has Officially Started in Ohio

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/tick-season-has-officially-started-ohio

    just the beginning of what people can expect to see as tick season ramps up. “With the extended winter ... “Although we’ve experienced a longer than normal winter, we really didn’t have a polar vortex come through ...

  8. Conference Offers Tools To Make Better Ohio Wines

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/conference-offers-tools-make-better-ohio-wines

    that, growers need to learn ways to contend with the state’s sometimes harsh winters, as well as fend ... discuss water and grape ripening, as well as grapes’ winter hardiness. Lee Lutes, head winemaker at Black ...

  9. Farmers Must Prepare for the Unthinkable

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/farmers-must-prepare-unthinkable

    not only feeding and watering during the bitter winter weather, but also farrowing numerous pig ...

  10. Insects, Weeds, and Diseases Affecting Crops Earlier This Year

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/insects-weeds-and-diseases-affecting-crops-earlier-year

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A warmer than usual winter and wet spring are ushering in some crop diseases and ... keeping a close eye on insect species that survived the winter and may appear earlier and more abundantly. ... southern states where they spend winter, may be more prevalent this year because they left their homes ...

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